Using Caffeine and Creatine in Your Workout

As a physically active individual in today’s world, you are likely to be bombarded with all sorts of claims about nutritional supplements that will enhance your athletic performance. In reality, very few have been scientifically proven to have any effect on athletic performance. Here are two known to work and special concerns about their use by diabetic athletes: Caffeine Caffeine is a central nervous system

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Vitamin C Lowers Blood Sugar In Type 2’s

Research from Finland indicates that high doses of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) helps people with type 2 diabetes maintain glycemic control. A double blind study performed at the Malmi Municipal Hospital in Helsinki found that daily doses of 2,000 mg of absorbic acid improved both fasting blood glucose and HbA1c readings in patients with type 2 diabetes. (Ann Nutr Metab 1995:39(4):217-23)

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