Tell Diabetes Patients Not to Rely on Cinnamon
Patients often ask whether cinnamon is helpful for diabetes.
It doesn't seem to help in type 1 diabetes...but it may improve insulin sensitivity and lower glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Studies are conflicting. But overall, they suggest that using cinnamon supplements for up to 4 months may modestly lower fasting blood glucose in type 2 diabetes...by up to about 1.4 mmol/L.