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What is the best usage for acarbose tablets?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Take them before

you eat starch! It blocks the rapid conversion to sugar, which blunt the spike of insulin release.
Must take before eating by at least one hour!

In brief: Take them before

you eat starch! It blocks the rapid conversion to sugar, which blunt the spike of insulin release.
Must take before eating by at least one hour!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Several

If have pre diabetes, can prevent/ delay overt diabetes.
With diabetes controls post-eating blood sugars but many people can't tolerate for its stomach side-effects.

In brief: Several

If have pre diabetes, can prevent/ delay overt diabetes.
With diabetes controls post-eating blood sugars but many people can't tolerate for its stomach side-effects.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Thank
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