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Anaconda and Diabetes

I’m a type 1 diabetic and i am using an insulin pump. I have been working out for the past 6 years. I am considering to start taking Anaconda. However i was wondering that since it aided with absorption if i would need to take it and should just take MAG-10 instead. Im asking for input from someone who id familiar with the supplements and possibly diabetes

ask your endocrinologist?

MAG-10 is going to spike insulin as well, for whatever that is worth. Most of the Biotest protein products would be considered highly insulinotropic.

You’ll definitely need to talk to your doctor, nobody here will probably feel safe make a recommendation one way or the other.

[quote]Cr Powerlinate wrote:
You’ll definitely need to talk to your doctor, nobody here will probably feel safe make a recommendation one way or the other.[/quote]

Agreed. Even people who have diabetes will probably still refer you to your doc.

I understand that, however, few endocrinologist would actually know much about Ananconda. Most have probably never heard of Biotest. I feel it is kind of like asking my grandma to show me a bulgarian split squat. I am just wondering if it will still have the same effect on me as a normal person. As if it is insulinotropic, that shouldn’t be a big deal as diabetes is an immunodeficiency disease and my own insulin is useless because body attacks/attacked the beta cells of my pancreas.

I appreciate the input guys. Thanks

[quote]Beabout wrote:
I understand that, however, few endocrinologist would actually know much about Ananconda. Most have probably never heard of Biotest. I feel it is kind of like asking my grandma to show me a bulgarian split squat. I am just wondering if it will still have the same effect on me as a normal person. As if it is insulinotropic, that shouldn’t be a big deal as diabetes is an immunodeficiency disease and my own insulin is useless because body attacks/attacked the beta cells of my pancreas.

I appreciate the input guys. Thanks[/quote]

I hear ya. I’d think taking the actual supplement bottle to them would give you a better/safer shot than asking people on the internet a supplement question based upon a medical situation :wink:

They may not know about Biotest products, but they do know how a diabetic will respond to quick acting sugars and protein

[quote]Cr Powerlinate wrote:
MAG-10 is going to spike insulin as well, for whatever that is worth. Most of the Biotest protein products would be considered highly insulinotropic.

You’ll definitely need to talk to your doctor, nobody here will probably feel safe make a recommendation one way or the other.[/quote]

I personally, and not to be nit picky, wouldn’t use the term “spike”. Everything you eat will cause some sort of insulin response.

[quote]Beabout wrote:
I understand that, however, few endocrinologist would actually know much about Ananconda. Most have probably never heard of Biotest. I feel it is kind of like asking my grandma to show me a bulgarian split squat. I am just wondering if it will still have the same effect on me as a normal person. As if it is insulinotropic, that shouldn’t be a big deal as diabetes is an immunodeficiency disease and my own insulin is useless because body attacks/attacked the beta cells of my pancreas.

I appreciate the input guys. Thanks[/quote]

I agree that you will most likely run across that issue of your specialist not knowing what products you’re asking about. I would definitely print off ingredients and nutritional and such to show him/her. If I might suggest, as you mentioned earlier, do that for MAG-10 also. I am not type 1 diabetic but I am hypoglycemic and MAG-10 has done wonders for me in regards to my blood sugar. It’s much more stable and I used it for workouts in place of other drinks. Also, just between meals. That’s just me though. I hope that you get the answers from your specialist that you’re looking for. It sucks trying to find products that are compatible with certain conditions.

[quote]Jackie_Jacked wrote:

[quote]Beabout wrote:
I understand that, however, few endocrinologist would actually know much about Ananconda. Most have probably never heard of Biotest. I feel it is kind of like asking my grandma to show me a bulgarian split squat. I am just wondering if it will still have the same effect on me as a normal person. As if it is insulinotropic, that shouldn’t be a big deal as diabetes is an immunodeficiency disease and my own insulin is useless because body attacks/attacked the beta cells of my pancreas.

I appreciate the input guys. Thanks[/quote]

I agree that you will most likely run across that issue of your specialist not knowing what products you’re asking about. I would definitely print off ingredients and nutritional and such to show him/her. If I might suggest, as you mentioned earlier, do that for MAG-10 also. I am not type 1 diabetic but I am hypoglycemic and MAG-10 has done wonders for me in regards to my blood sugar. It’s much more stable and I used it for workouts in place of other drinks. Also, just between meals. That’s just me though. I hope that you get the answers from your specialist that you’re looking for. It sucks trying to find products that are compatible with certain conditions.[/quote]

Cyclic Dextrin is supposed to keep a steady insulin response instead of a big increase and then a sudden drop. IIRC

Doctors are normally strapped for time, bring in the list and some information about them as well. Not every endo has heard about cyclic Dextrin ya know? if you give him/her the list and make him do the research he/she might take a month to get back to you

[quote]corstijeir wrote:

[quote]Jackie_Jacked wrote:

[quote]Beabout wrote:
I understand that, however, few endocrinologist would actually know much about Ananconda. Most have probably never heard of Biotest. I feel it is kind of like asking my grandma to show me a bulgarian split squat. I am just wondering if it will still have the same effect on me as a normal person. As if it is insulinotropic, that shouldn’t be a big deal as diabetes is an immunodeficiency disease and my own insulin is useless because body attacks/attacked the beta cells of my pancreas.

I appreciate the input guys. Thanks[/quote]

I agree that you will most likely run across that issue of your specialist not knowing what products you’re asking about. I would definitely print off ingredients and nutritional and such to show him/her. If I might suggest, as you mentioned earlier, do that for MAG-10 also. I am not type 1 diabetic but I am hypoglycemic and MAG-10 has done wonders for me in regards to my blood sugar. It’s much more stable and I used it for workouts in place of other drinks. Also, just between meals. That’s just me though. I hope that you get the answers from your specialist that you’re looking for. It sucks trying to find products that are compatible with certain conditions.[/quote]

Cyclic Dextrin is supposed to keep a steady insulin response instead of a big increase and then a sudden drop. IIRC[/quote]

I cannot claim to know the science behind it but based on how I felt and the results of my lab work, I will vouch for this statement. I very much felt more level and wasn’t getting all of the drastic ups and downs that I normally would have. Keeping in mind that I can only speak about MAG-10 since I have not yet tried Anaconda.

[quote]Beabout wrote:
I understand that, however, few endocrinologist would actually know much about Ananconda. Most have probably never heard of Biotest. I feel it is kind of like asking my grandma to show me a bulgarian split squat. I am just wondering if it will still have the same effect on me as a normal person. As if it is insulinotropic, that shouldn’t be a big deal as diabetes is an immunodeficiency disease and my own insulin is useless because body attacks/attacked the beta cells of my pancreas.

I appreciate the input guys. Thanks[/quote]

Sorry, I completely misread your original post. Ignore my response about insulinotropic proteins.

Jackie, Manninen found that the peak insulin concentration from hydrolyzed whey was 28% higher than that of normal whey and had a 43% larger area under the 3h curve.

Graph below is relevant:

FIGURE 2. Mean (±SEM) incremental changes (Î?) in serum insulin in response to equal amounts of carbohydrate from a white-wheat-bread reference meal (x) and test meals of whey (â??), milk (â?¦), cheese (â?µ), cod (â?¡), gluten-low (â?´), and gluten-high (â?¾) meals. A significant treatment effect (P < 0.0001) and treatment x time interaction (P < 0.0001) were found at a given time. Values with different lowercase letters are significantly different, P < 0.05 (Tukeyâ??s test). n = 12 healthy subjects.

I’d consider that a spike relative to the insulin impact of whole foods, particularly low GI/GL ones.