Flaxseed for Diabetes

Effectiveness

Flaxseed rates as a possibly effective treatment for diabetes. There are at least 4 studies which confirm its effectiveness.
 

Dosage

People in studies consumed whole or ground flaxseed 10-60 grams daily.
 

Safety

Ground flaxseed rates as likely safe when used orally.
 

Adverse Reactions

Orally, flaxseed is well-tolerated. The main adverse effects are gastrointestinal and related to fullness or bowel habits.
 

Interactions

Acetaminophen.  Be cautious with this combination.
Antibiotic drugs
. Be cautious with this combination.
Anticoagulant/antiplatelet drugs . Be cautious with this combination.
Antidiabetes drugs
. Be cautious with this combination.
Antihypertensive drugs
. Be cautious with this combination.
Estrogens
. Be cautious with this combination.
Furosemide (Lasix)
. Be cautious with this combination.
Ketoprofen (Orudis, Oruvail)
. Be cautious with this combination.
Metoprolol (Toprol)
. Be cautious with this combination.