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User Reviews & Ratings - BITTER MELON

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of BITTER MELON.

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Reason for taking: Diabetes
1/2/2014 10:00:57 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Bitter Melon works better for me to lower my blood sugar when I slice it, remove the seeds and eat it raw in slices or strips. I eat it about 3 times a day, about 8 slices at a time. It seems to at least drop my blood sugar 20-30 pts at a time. It's just cumbersome to prepare to remove the seeds. It really doesn't taste too bad after you get used to eating it. I also juiced it and it d ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Diabetes
1/1/2014 1:20:34 AM

Reviewer: Eddie B., 55-64 Male (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Amerimed 600 mg bitter melon is what has worked for me. Tried puritans bitter melon. Puritans did not work well. Please post brand to save everyone time. Just a follow-up. Good luck... Eddie B.

Reason for taking: Diabetes
11/4/2013 6:41:51 PM

Reviewer: Eddie B., 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It has been able to help me down from the 350+ range. Now seldom see 200. Started working immediately for me. I do not take any prescriptions. I monitor blood sugar carefully. Now on no sugar, very low carbs. I take 1200 mg of bitter melon in pill form four times a day. I test my blood sugar 4 times per day or more. I started on 1- 450 mg pill at first, three times per day. Slowly increased mg ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Diabetes
6/21/2012 9:16:17 AM

Reviewer: bellecat, 45-54 Female (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been diagnosed diabetic for 4 years. I was using prescribtion drugs without much success then I heard about this vegetable. After the first use my blood sugar drop from about 12 to 8. The only side effect I might have developed was a mild belly ache.

Reason for taking: Diabetes
4/21/2011 3:51:43 PM

Reviewer: fulvietta, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with Type II diabetes in 2005. I'm on Byetta 10mg, Metformin 500mg, Glimepiride 4mg. There have been a few times that my blood sugar was over 200 and I made some bitter melon tea. One hour later my blood sugar was down by 40 points. It seems to be working for me, to lower my blood sugar.

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