For thousands of years, people have been using ginger as a natural remedy for various diseases. But what about ginger and diabetes? Does taking ginger for diabetes have any real benefits? What are the effects of ginger on blood sugar levels? And how does ginger interact with diabetes medications? Is it safe or not? Here is an evidence-based article taking a detailed look at benefits and risks associated with the use of ginger for the treatment of diabetes.
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