I have readof chromium gtf being helpfulwhen fromafood source like yeast for it is most absorbable. www.notadoc.org I would recommend for reading. I am using gymnema too but still seeing how it works. Some poo poo these ideas but I do believe plant based therapies would help but never without your medical doctor knowing what you take.
http://www.notadoc.org/node/84 is a good article on this issue. There is greed in all sectors of the debate such as insurance companies not funding research into alternative food based treatments because it would not line any one’s pockets or it might lead to a cheap alternative to the medical treatments.
I read both sides of debates because stores like Whole Food Stores are greedy and overpriced too.
Here is a search ofthe site when I put in “chromium”