From an employee of the US Department of Agriculture:
I am a 36 year old adult. I have been diagnosed with diabetes for about 2 years. I take 2 pills in the morning of glyburide (a sulfonylurea pill for type 2 diabetes). I also take a medication to lower lipids and an antidepressant medication and a vitamin for iron. I want to know if I can take Gingko for circulation in my legs and throughout my body, to help support my circulatory system.
I'm sorry but I have heard nothing about Gingko or other herbal remedies for vascular disorders. I think that to help support your circulatory system you should ask your doctor how to implement the best metabolic control and to avoid the classical risk factors such as smoking, high lipids and high blood pressure.
Original posting 24 Aug 1998
Posted to Alternative Therapies and Explanations
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:57
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