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From Orlando, Florida, USA:

I have had diabetes for 15 years. Has anyone heard of a plant called insulin that is supposed to be good for diabetes? Someone recommended it, but I would like some more information.


I'm unaware of any plant called insulin that helps diabetes.


[Editor's comment: There have been some small studies that have suggested that some herbals might have some effect on decreasing blood sugar, but I'd also suggest you read Herbal remedies: There's no magic from the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. WWQ]

Original posting 7 Nov 2000
Posted to Alternative Therapies and Explanations


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