Can Berberine lower high blood sugar for type 1 diabetics?
Numerous clinical reports about the hypoglycemic action of berberine can be found in Chinese literatures. Berberine was claimed to have a comparable activity to sulphonureas or metformin in reducing blood glucose, although most of the studies were not well designed.
Each person's story and journey of handling diabetes is different. One thing which is mostly common is that with good diet, lifestyle changes, exercise and medications, most patients could lead almost a healthy lifestyle.
Obesity is linked to several factors that increase ones risk for cardiovascular disease (coronary artery disease and stroke) such as high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome, impaired glucose tolerance and deranged cholesterol or triglyceride levels.
When you weigh less, your pancreas is better able to keep up with your body's need for insulin. It also lessens your risk for other serious complications of diabetes, including heart problems, kidney disease and nerve damage.
Raynaud's is a vasospastic condition usually linked to many auto immune or connective disorder including atherosclerosis which is associated with Diabetes.