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Re: Re: [IPk] Any info re Glucosamine??

Hi Rosemary

I've been using it for a couple of years.  I
haven't noticed any difference in glucose control
that I would put down to this, tho things can be a
bit unpredictable with the Diaport sometimes...

I've found it to be very effective - I use the
glucosamine and chondroitin skin patches at



---- Begin Original Message ----

On 7/3/06, email @ redacted
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> Hi everyone
> I have a bit of osteoarthritis and my consultant
has recommended that
> I  take
> Glucosamine (1500mg daily) and Chondroitin
(1200mg daily) on  a long term
> basis to help with this. He knows I have Type 1
> However,  there's a
> warning on the container of the Boots tablets I
bought about checking with
> your
> doctor if you have diabetes, so I thought I'd
better look into  it.
> Checking briefly online, it looks like there
probably isn't an issue - the
> question I think is whether glucosamine can
increase insulin resistance.
> However, there is some debate about it.
> Does anyone have any views? I'll check with my
diabetes consultant
> but  would
> be interested in thoughts.

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