FAQs for Complete Glucose Support
1. Why did Dr. Connealy create this
Dr. Connealy believes that changes
in diet and lifestyle may help improve and maintain healthy blood glucose
levels; she also believes that certain minerals and supplements may offer
additional support. Complete Glucose Support combines Dr. Connealy's top
recommendations for promoting normal blood glucose and insulin
2. Who should take this product?
Complete Glucose Support is for
people who want additional nutritional support to help maintain normal blood
glucose levels and insulin sensitivity—except those on insulin treatment or
taking oral hypoglycemic agents, or those who have high blood pressure, kidney
or liver conditions.
3. What benefits should I expect
from this formula?
- Support healthy blood glucose levels†, both before and after meals
- Promote healthy hemoglobin A1C levels†
- Support healthy glucose disposal and metabolism
- Help maintain healthy cholesterol levels†
- Help support healthy detoxification function
- Promote healthy insulin function
†Already within a normal range.
4. What are the ingredients and what
are they good for?
Per 3 Tablets
Calcium (as dicalcium phosphate)
- Calcium plays a critical role
in muscle contractions and in glucose uptake within muscles.
- It influences the affinity of
insulin receptors and the sensitivity to insulin in muscles cells.
Chromium (as chromium
- Chromium is an essential
trace element that is required for normal fat and carbohydrate
metabolism and glucose tolerance.
- Chromium may help promote
- Chromium is thought to be a
biologically active component of the glucose tolerance factor complex,
which enhances insulin sensitivity.
- Chromium supplementation
helps promote insulin efficiency and maintains blood glucose already within normal ranges.*
- Complete Glucose Support
contains ZychromeTM - a unique, patent-pending chromium complex
consisting of chromium, niacin and L-cysteine.
- Studies show that Zychrome is
superior to chromium picolinate in its ability to help maintain healthy
glucose levels already within normal ranges.*
Berberine (as berberine HCl)
- Berberine is an alkaloid
found in the roots and bark of several plants. Berberine-containing
plants have a long history of use in Ayurvedic and Chinese systems of health care.*
- Preliminary studies suggest
that berberine may help maintain normal glucose, triglyceride and
cholesterol levels already within normal ranges.*
- Berberine may help support
fasting glucose levels already within normal ranges and support healthy glucose metabolism.
Alpha lipoic acid
- Alpha lipoic acid is a
powerful water- and fat- soluble antioxidant that can enter multiple parts of
the cell to scavenge free radicals.
- Alpha lipoic acid may help to
protect nerves and blood vessels from free radicals.
Gymnema sylvestre (leaf)
- Gymnema sylvestre is a
traditional herb from India that contains gymnemic acids, which may help maintain healthy transport of glucose from the intestines into the bloodstream.
- Clinical research shows that
gymnemic acids help maintain healthy glucose levels already within normal ranges and help
promote insulin sensitivity.
5. Is the formula kosher?
6. Is the product suitable for
Yes, this product is suitable for
vegetarians and vegans.
7. Is the formula free of common
Yes, this product is free of common
allergens (milk, eggs, fish (e.g., bass, flounder, cod), Crustacean shellfish
(e.g., crab, lobster, shrimp), tree nuts (e.g., almonds, walnuts, pecans),
peanuts, wheat, and soybeans. It contains no yeast, gluten, processed sugars,
starch, preservatives, artificial color, flavor or fragrance.
8. What excipients or "other
ingredients" are used in this product?
Microcrystalline cellulose, stearic
acid, croscarmellose sodium, povidone, magnesium stearate, pharmaceutical
glaze, silicon dioxide, and maltodextrin.
9. Are there any side effects
associated with this product?
If you experience gastrointestinal
upset, constipation, or loose stools when taking this product, you should
consider discontinuing use.
10. Are there any potential
warnings, reactions, or contraindications, with this product and any other
DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT if you are
pregnant, become pregnant, are lactating, or taking Cyclosporine (Neoral,
Sandimmune) medications. You should consult a health care professional before
taking this product if you are on insulin treatment or taking oral hypoglycemic
agents, have high blood pressure, kidney or liver conditions, are taking
statins (Zocor, Mevacor), clarithromycin (Biaxin), indinavir (Crixivan),
sildenafil (Viagra), triazolam (Halcion), or other medications metabolized in
the liver. This product should be kept out of the reach of children.
11. Can I take this product with Dr.
Connealy's other recommended nutritional supplements?
Yes, Complete Glucose Support can be
taken with all of the products in the Newport Natural Health line.
12. How should I store the product?
To preserve the quality and
freshness of this product, keep the bottle tightly closed and store it in a
cool, dry place.
13. Is this product tested for lead,
mercury, and other heavy metals?
Every batch of Dr. Connealy's Complete
Glucose Support is tested for lead and heavy metals. Each batch is delivered to
Newport Natural Health with a Certificate of Analysis from the manufacturer
stating that the products are free from heavy metals or within the limits set
by California's Proposition 65 - the most stringent in the country.
14. How and when should I take this
Take one (1) tablet, three (3) times
daily, preferably with meals, or as directed by your health care professional.
15. How many capsules are in the