Insulin injections are used to regulate blood sugar in people with childhood-onset diabetes as well as those with severe adult-onset diabetes.

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Herbs and Supplements  

Might Require Reduced Insulin Dosage

Meaningful preliminary evidence suggests that use of the following herbs and supplements could potentially improve blood sugar control and require you to reduce your insulin dosage: aloe , chromium , fenugreek , ginseng , gymnema , coenzyme Q 10 , and vanadium .

Weaker evidence suggests that the following herbs and supplements could potentially have the same effect under certain circumstances: Anemarrhena asphodeloides,arginine , Azadirachta indica ( neem ), bilberry leaf , biotin , bitter melon , carnitine , Catharanthus roseus, Coccinia indica, coenzyme Q 10 , conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) , Cucumis sativus, Cucurbita ficifolia, Cuminum cyminum (cumin), Euphorbia prostrata,garlic ,