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Tri Sense Five natural products to help control glucose. Click here to order! Our newly-reformulated Tri Sense brings together five natural insulin sensitizers: cinnamon extract, green tea extract, chromium, manganese, and vitamin D3. Tri Sense is a great complement to DCI or myo-inositol therapy for women with PCOS, but it can be helpful for anyone with insulin resistance issues such as metabolic syndrome or diabetes. This formula uses ...

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Lots of information about DCI therapy below Click here when you're ready to order! What is DCI? DCI is what is known as a secondary messenger in the insulin signaling process and is considered an insulin sensitizer. When you eat food, sugar is extracted and goes into your blood. Your pancreas releases insulin in response to the sugar. The insulin tells the cells of your body to either burn the sugar for energy or to store it as fat for ...

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  Cruising the Internet for Information on PCOS   One of the things I enjoy most about working with the PCOS community is speaking to the many women with PCOS who are intelligent, hard-working investigators—and they have to be. Too many times I’ve heard the familiar tale about the day a woman was diagnosed with PCOS. Her doctor sat her down and said, “You have PCOS. Here is a prescription for Metformin and birth control. See ...

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D-chiro-inositol is a complex carbohydrate and a member of the inositol family of compounds. Two other important members of the inositol family are myo-inositol and pinitol, which are discussed in separate articles. We usually call it DCI for short, but the official IUPAC name is: cis-1,2,4-trans-3,5,6-Cyclohexanehexol. Let’s stick with DCI. Unlike a sugar (which is a specific kind of carbohydrate, even though the words are often used ...

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Here is a question we answer quite a bit: "Does caffeine kill ᴅ-chiro-inositol?" The short answer is: no—caffeine does not kill, interfere with, or otherwise affect ᴅ-chiro-inositol. The term inositol is often used loosely when discussing myo-inositol, pinitol, etc, and this leads to some confusion. The only studies about inositol and caffeine are very specific to the effects of caffeine on the function of myo-inositol in the brain. ...

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Manganese   Manganese is an essential mineral – without it, your body could not function. Manganese is of particular interest to women with PCOS because it is an essential component of the insulin signaling process.   A recent study1 suggests that the combination of manganese and DCI is much more effective than either alone in reducing glucose levels. Have a look at the results below:     The blood glucose level ...

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PCOS is commonly associated with insulin resistance. One of the most serious issues associated with insulin resistance is ineffective glucose disposal. What this means is that because cells aren’t responding to insulin, they aren’t taking glucose from the blood. This leads to high levels of glucose in the blood, commonly called high blood sugar, which anyone who has ever used a glucometer already knows all about. This has many negative ...

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Anyone reading this likely already knows at least a little bit (and maybe a lot) about D-chiro-inositol (DCI) and PCOS, and some of you may even be scratching your heads wondering what DCI or PCOS could possibly have to do with Alzheimer’s Disease, a form of progressive dementia affecting an estimated 5.6 million Americans. Well, the answer is a very interesting one, so please read on, especially if you or anyone you know has a loved one ...

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In the last few decades, we’ve come to understand more and more about fatty acids and their important roles in good health. Gone are the days when fat was thought of only as an energy source and when it was vilified with the “fat makes you fat” mantra that informed so many of the fad diets of the 60s, 70s, and even recently. The conversation about fat has become more nuanced and more subtle. Not all fats are created equal, and some have ...

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