I need a herbal replacement for metformin?

Answer You could try Bitter Melon (in capsule form) and Cinnamon powder (1/2 to 1/4 Teaspoon per day). Bitter Melon decreases Insulin Resistance and stimulates the Beta cells in the pancreas to produce ... Read More »

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Ran out of my metformin, what will happen?

Metformin builds up in your body so you should be ok for a day or two before your body stops doing the glucose connection. I would also make real real sure to cut out all starchy carbs and eat veg... Read More »

How long does it take for metformin to?

Metformin takes several days to a week. Insulin gets used up pretty fast by the body. I wouldn't give that more than a day or two. Glyburide lasts a few days, as well. By the end of the week, there... Read More »

Going from metformin to insulin?

Since a controlled diabetic should have A1C levels less than 7, then it might be reasonable to change the treatment approach if the values are consistently higher than 7. It does not necessarily me... Read More »