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What alternative weight loss are suggested to help with diabetes?

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  • Since weight and diabetes are linked, many people with diabetes turn to alternative therapies that claim to help with weight loss, including: Chitosan
  • Camsogia Garcinia (hydroxycitric acid)
  • Chromium
  • Pyruvate
  • Germander
  • Momordica charanta
  • Sauropus androgynus
  • Aristolochic acid In addition, transdermal (skin patch) systems as well as oral sprays have been developed to purportedly reduce appetite and facilitate weight loss. One patch system uses homeopathic amounts of 29 different compounds to reduce appetite, but there is no published literature on its efficacy.

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American Diabetes Association.

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on January 21, 2017

SOURCE:

American Diabetes Association.

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on January 21, 2017

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