Type 2 Diabetes is the most common type of diabetes in the world and according to the World Health Organization (WHO)
It is a metabolic disease recognized by blood glucose in type 2 diabetes patients
Keeping their levels under control is the most important factor in increasing their quality of life.
Uncontrollable blood glucose levels can cause blindness, kidney damage and nerve damage.
It has now been proven why. Type 2 diabetes with uncontrollable heart diseases
It is another risk factor seen in patients.
Uncontrolled diabetes leads to hyperglycemia, leading to cardiovascular system, eye,
Complications affecting all systems of the body, including kidney and nervous system
cause development. In addition, the risk of developing infection in patients with diabetes
higher than those without. The prevalence, incidence, and incidence of cardiovascular diseases
Mortality is 2-8 times higher in patients with diabetes compared to their non-diabetic peers.
Most common cause of renal failure and non-traumatic amputation worldwide
is diabetes. The risk of lower extremity amputation in patients with diabetes is 25 compared to those without diabetes.
floor is high. Diabetes is the most common vision loss and blindness, especially in developed countries.
one of the reasons.
Experimental studies in obese and Type 2 Diabetes patients showed that cinnamon consumption
triglyceride, total cholesterol, and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) serum levels
appears to have dropped. Cinnamon can also be used to manage the condition of patients with Type 2 diabetes.
considered to be significantly effective.
How Much Cinnamon Should Be Consumed?
Cinnamon is a traditionally harvested tree in Asian culture. History 4000 years
It is one of the oldest herbal medicines. Ceylon cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
and cassia (Cinnamomum cassia). Insulin mechanism
The type of cinnamon that is effective on it is Chinese Cinnamon.
Minimum effect, where the amount and duration used are important for cinnamon to be beneficial
It is stated that at least 1-2 grams of cassia should be used for one or two months per day.
There is no effect on blood sugar in people with normal blood sugar, only
As a result of studies that type 2 diabetics and prediabetics have an effect on blood sugar
The eugenol in the cinnamon type essential oil used in our kitchen
It is Ceylon cinnamon because of its beautiful aroma. However, on blood sugar and insulin resistance
Cinnamon type whose effectiveness was determined is Chinese Cinnamon. Eugenol in cassia essential oil
It is not as attractive as Ceylon cinnamon because it does not have a scent. Effective on blood sugar
Cinnamaldehyde, one of the components, is higher in cassia. Therefore
For diabetics, it would be better to prefer cassia cinnamon. Another remarkable
The result is that the effect of cassia cassia was at the same level as metformin. Other
On the other hand, exaggerating the amount of cinnamon powder eaten and some side effects due to coumarin content.
There is a risk of side effects. Therefore, it should be brewed as a tea or consumed with water.
It would be more appropriate to prefer capsules containing the extract.
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