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Dietary supplement – Glucosulin …should i use it?

Patient: What is the validity of using GLUCOSULIN? I am type-2 diabetic, age 45, 210lbs, 5’8″, African-American male. I currently am on Metformin. ER

 

 

Doctor: Glucosulin is a dietary supplement that claims to help in weight-loss. The ingredients are mulberry extract, konjac root , xanthum gum, chromium picolinate and sodium alginate. There is no supportive evidence that shows glucosulin to help in weight-loss. I would be cautious in using the drug. Following a healthy lifestyle, with adequate exercise and a healthy diet may be more beneficial in your case. Hope the information helps, take care.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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