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Old 09-25-2017, 18:00   #41
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Hi Cricket, how many mgs are you taking? I can't really tell from the picture.

I think I'm going to try this.

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Of the Berberine? I take around 1,500 a day, divided into 3 dosages.

Keep in mind that my goal is not to stay on both. After my next doctor's appointment, I want to test what happens if I give up Metformin all together and just stick with Berberine. I do recommend doing some research to find a quality brand. (I have been happy with Solaray, but their may be better options out there.)

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Thank you for your response. Yes, I meant the Berberine. Well, I hope you can get off the Metformin too

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Hi Cricket....
How much is BS reading now???
Berberine is good to increase insulin sensitivity...

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Although my fasting numbers are still over 100, my numbers the rest of the time are almost always under 100. This was from a short time ago, a few hours after eating.

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Hi Cricket,

I was just wondering ... How long did it take for you to see results? I've been taking Berberine and Milk Thistle for about a week and doing some Apple Cider Vinegar when I remember.

Thanks!

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I was just wondering ... How long did it take for you to see results? I've been taking Berberine and Milk Thistle for about a week and doing some Apple Cider Vinegar when I remember.

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I noticed results very rapidly, but I live a KETO lifestyle.

What is an average day of what you are eating? How many carbs?

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I noticed results very rapidly, but I live a KETO lifestyle.

What is an average day of what you are eating? How many carbs?
I've essentially eliminated processed carbs and do my best to keep carb count below 30 grams per day. Obviously, some days are better than others.

On a bright note ... the ACV is becoming more palatable!

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Cricket, how much Milk Thistle are you taking?

I'm starting on a different brand today and it is only 150 mg per pill. I'm also starting a 500 mg Berberine 3 x daily (was taking 400 mg 3 x daily) plus I've been taking 1 tbsp. ACV nightly. My metformin is stalled at 500 mg per day since 750 mg gave me the nightly diarrhea. Surprisingly, my nurse practitioner is okay with the reduced metformin.

Anyway, my FBG has been in the 120s for the most part with a couple of spikes here and there. (this morning was 145) My PP at night has been better as well. Last night was only 105! I've never seen a number that good.

Still trying to fine tune this process, so any help you can give is greatly appreciated.

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For me, I take the Solaray Milk Thistle One Daily.

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For me, I take the Solaray Milk Thistle One Daily.
Thanks, Cricket! Now I have some more direction! BTW, starting to see improvement in my numbers. Hoping to make the 5% Club by December.

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