I am seeing a TV ad that is made to look like the release of a trial drug for diabetes, but it is only a concoction of familiar stuff that doesn't manage glucose, like bitter melon, cinnamon and every other goop you can find at the health-food stores. Diabetics are going to be targeted for worthless concoctions. I fell for the old cinnamon lure. Look at it this way: If there were anything that we could purchase off the shelf that would help control glucose levels, we would all have known about it long ago, Go to a health-food store, and it will probably have a special section for diabetics. Don't waste your money.

Mel

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Upsets me, too. There will always be snake oil salespeople to exploit any situation.

Equally annoying is expensive, chemical laden junk food being marketed as diabetic friendly/healthy with seals of approval from D organizations. Save your money there also.

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