Health Concerns

Life Extension Suggestions

Under no circumstances should people suddenly stop taking diabetic drugs, especially insulin. A type 1 diabetic will never be able to stop taking insulin. However, it is possible to improve glucose metabolism, control, and tolerance with the following supplements:

  • R-lipoic acid: 240 – 480 mg daily
  • L-carnitine: 500 – 1000 mg twice daily
  • Carnosine: 500 mg twice daily
  • Chromium: 500 – 1000 mcg daily
  • CoQ10 (in the form of ubiquinol): 100 to 300 mg daily
  • DHEA: 15 – 75 mg early in the day, followed by blood testing after three to six weeks to ensure optimal levels
  • EPA/DHA: 1400 mg EPA and 1000 mg DHA daily
  • Fiber (guar, pectin, propolmannan, or oat bran): 20 to 30 g daily at least, up to 50 g daily.
  • Propolmannan: 2 grams twice daily
  • GLA: 900 – 1800 mg daily
  • Quercetin: 500 mg daily
  • Magnesium: 140 mg daily as magnesium L-threonate; 320 mg daily as magnesium citrate
  • NAC: 500 – 1000 mg daily
  • Silymarin: containing 750 mg Silybum marianum standardized to 80 percent Silymarin, 30 percent Silibinin, and 8% Isosilybin A and Isosilybin B
  • Vitamin C: at least 2000 mg daily
  • Vitamin E: 400 IU daily (with 200 mg gamma tocopherol)
  • Garlic: 1200 mg daily
  • Green tea extract: 725 mg green tea extract (minimum 93 percent polyphenols)
  • Ginkgo biloba: 120 mg daily
  • Bilberry extract: 100 mg daily
  • B complex: Containing the entire B family, including biotin and niacin
  • Cinnamon extract: 175 mg (Cinnamomum cassia) standardized to 2.5% (4.375 mg) A-type polymers three times daily
  • Green coffee bean extract: 200 – 400 mg (standardized to contain chlorogenic acid) three times a day
  • Vitamin D: 5000 – 10 000 IU daily
  • Brown seaweed and bladderwrack: 100 mg three times a day
  • Irvingia gabonensis: 150 mg twice a day
  • White kidney bean: 445 mg twice a day
  • Blueberry: standardized to contain 50 mg 3,4 – caffeoylquinic (chlorogenic) acid, and 50 mg myricetin) or 22.5 g blueberry bioactive freeze dried powder

In addition, the following blood testing resources may be helpful:

 

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