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What are the side effects of glucosamine supplements?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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There is some evidence suggesting that glucosamine, in doses used to treat osteoarthritis, may worsen blood sugar, insulin, and/or hemoglobin A1c (a test that measures how well blood sugar has been controlled during the previous three months) levels in people with diabetes or Insulin resistance.

In brief: Allergic to shell

Fish, that medecine made from shell fish.
There is some evidence suggesting that glucosamine, in doses used to treat osteoarthritis, may worsen blood sugar, insulin, and/or hemoglobin A1c (a test that measures how well blood sugar has been controlled during the previous three months) levels in people with diabetes or Insulin resistance.
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