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Many different supplements and foods may help lower or control blood sugar in people with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes who experience hyperglycemia (when blood glucose rises higher than normal).
There are also supplements and foods that may worsen blood sugar control.
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Due to the seriousness of hyperglycemia, it is important to consult with your physician regarding use of the approaches described in this article.
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