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How can garcinia cambogia help people with type 2 diabetes?

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Garcinia cambogia may make it easier for your body to use glucose, the sugar your cells need for energy. Mice that got garcinia cambogia in one study had lower insulin levels than mice that didn't. That's another reason, besides weight loss, that people with diabetes are interested in it. However, if you're taking garcinia cambogia along with a medication to control your blood sugar, your glucose could get dangerously low.

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NYU Langone Medical Center: "Weight Loss Aids."

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Leonhardt, M. , October 2004. Nutrition

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Preuss, H. , May 2004. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism

Preuss, H. , February 2005. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology Research

Drugs.com: "Garcinia (hydroxycitric acid)."

Kim, Y. , Aug. 7, 2013. World Journal of Gastroenterology

Stohs, S. , November 2010. Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods

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Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on May 08, 2017

SOURCES:

Onakpoya, I. , 2011. Journal of Obesity

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Weight Loss Aids."

Byrne, S. , March 24, 2014. Consumer Reports

Wielinga, P.Y. , June 1, 2005. American Journal of Physiology

Leonhardt, M. , October 2004. Nutrition

Hayamizu, K. , April 2003. Fitoterapia

Preuss, H. , January 2004. Nutrition Research

Preuss, H. , May 2004. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism

Preuss, H. , February 2005. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology Research

Drugs.com: "Garcinia (hydroxycitric acid)."

Kim, Y. , Aug. 7, 2013. World Journal of Gastroenterology

Stohs, S. , November 2010. Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods

Clouatre, D. , Nov. 28, 2013. World Journal of Gastroenterology

Marquez, F. , Issue 7, 2012. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition

Medscape: "Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists."

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on May 08, 2017

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