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DCI and Other Vitamins and Minerals

DCI and Other Vitamins and Minerals

Posted on Apr 11th 2020 | By: Sally S

Like most vitamins and minerals, DCI is safe when taken in reasonable amounts. And since it is water-soluble, what you don't use is excreted, making it even safer than some other supplements.If y … read more
How Does PCOS Cause Weight Gain?

How Does PCOS Cause Weight Gain?

Posted on Jan 20th 2020 | By: Sally S

PCOS is commonly associated with insulin resistance. One of the most serious issues associated with insulin resistance is ineffective glucose disposal.What this means is that because cells aren't resp … read more
Manganese

Manganese

Posted on Oct 28th 2019 | By: Sally S

A recent study suggests that the combination of manganese and DCI is much more effective than either alone in reducing glucose levels. Have a look at the results below:The blood glucose level was redu … read more
Does caffeine kill D-chiro-inositol?

Does caffeine kill D-chiro-inositol?

Posted on Oct 24th 2019 | By: Sally S

The short answer is: no caffeine does not kill, interfere with, or otherwise affect D-chiro-inositol.The term inositol is often used loosely when discussing myo-inositol, pinitol, etc, and this leads … read more
What is DCI?

What is DCI?

Posted on Oct 24th 2019 | By: Sally S

We usually call it DCI for short, but the official IUPAC name is: cis-1,2,4-trans-3,5,6-Cyclohexanehexol. Let's stick with DCI.Unlike a sugar (which is a specific kind of carbohydrate, even though the … read more
What Are Common Signs and Symptoms of PCOS?

What Are Common Signs and Symptoms of PCOS?

Posted on Oct 23rd 2019 | By: Sally S

Common signs of PCOS include:Hyperandrogenism/hyperandrogenemiaThese are two related terms. Hyperandrogenemia can be broken down into words parts which makes its meaning clear and easy to remember. Hy … read more
What is PCOS?

What is PCOS?

Posted on Oct 23rd 2019 | By: Sally S

An endocrinologist or ObGyn would probably give you a clinical definition. She might tell you that PCOS is short for PolyCystic Ovary Syndrome and that it has gone by many different names over the yea … read more
Myo-inositol versus D-chiro-inositol

Myo-inositol versus D-chiro-inositol

Posted on Oct 20th 2019 | By: Dr. Travis H Johnson, DO, MS

There has been a lot of buzz recently about myo-inositol and PCOS. Some of the articles circulating on sites like the Examiner read much less like a serious journalistic endeavor and much more like … read more