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Dr. Brian P. Jakes

Dr. Brian P. Jakes, Jr., N.D., C.N.C. is a Board Certified Doctor of Naturopathy as well as a Certified Nutritional Consultant. In his practice, in Mandeville, LA, Dr. Jakes works with physicians to treat a large number of diabetes patients. This is an excerpt from his upcoming book; "Diabetes: The Essence Of A Cure?

Gymnemosupium II

Gymnemosupium II is a combination of two very unique herbs, Gymnema sylvestre and Pterocarpus marsupium, and two trace minerals, chromium and vanadium and biotin, a member of the B vitamin family. Each herb has a history of uses dating back several thousand years for the condition then known as sugar …

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Preliminary results Gymnemosupium II

Efficacy of the diabetic supplement Gymnemosupium II, a combination of the extracts of Gymnema sylvestre, Pterocarpus marsupium, Diachrome and Vanadium administered to patients with Type 2 diabetes. Original Materials and Methods Each capsule of Gymnemosupium II is a proprietary formulation of Gymnema sylvestre, 75% standardized extract, Pterocarpus marsupium, 5% standardized …

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The Real Science of Hypoglycemia PART 2

Although hypoglycemia affects both types of diabetics, episodes are much more common and frequent in Type I diabetics. Hypoglycemia causes the body to respond with number of counterregulatory hormones.[i] [ii] Their most likely sequence of hormonal activation are glucagon, epinephrine and then if hypoglycemia is severe or prolonged cortisol and …

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Diabetic Nephropathy

Diabetic nephropathy is the dysfunction of the kidneys that is seen in both types of diabetes, but seems to be more common in Type I patients. It is a vascular complication that affects the tiny glomerular capillaries of the kidney thus reducing the kidney’s filtration ability. This is first indicated …

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Hypertension and Hyperinsulinemia

Hypertension is defined as the sustained elevation of either or both systolic and diastolic blood pressure while at rest. There are several different classifications of hypertension, but the two main categories are primary, also called essential hypertension, and secondary hypertension. The majority of all those diagnosed with hypertension fall under …

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