Type II Diabetes and Homecystine

The supplements referenced are Standard Process Supplements which are carried by healthcare professionals only. They are whole food supplements and do not cause issue with any medications unless otherwise noted. I have been using them and a select few other brands for decades with great success. If you want more information please email me.

The goal is to help control blood sugar and bringing hemoglobin A1c into a normal range to help reduce the risk of arterial damage.

Lifestyle adjustments:

Eating a diet low in carbs and saturated fats, increasing dietary fiber, as well as, Increasing physical activity and losing weight may be beneficial.


Diaplex – The ingredients are combined to help support the pancreas (insulin) and healthy blood-sugar levels. Diaplex

Gymnema – May help to improve pancreatic bets-cell function. This is an herbal formula that may help to reduce sugar cravings and may support healthy insulin levels. Gymnema

Homocysteine (HCY)

Getting homocysteine (HCY) levels into normal range is important to lowering this risk factor of cardiovascular disease.

Lifestyle adjustments:

Eating more fruits and vegetables may help lower your homocysteine level. Leafy green vegetables such as spinach are good sources of folate. Avoid smoking, reduce alcohol and caffeine intake and a poor diet.


Folic Acid B12 –  Studies have shown that B12/Folate may help lower homocysteine concentration in the blood. (https://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/health-disease/high-homocysteine) Folic Acid B12


A-F Betafood – Provides tri-methyl glycine which is an important methyl-donor in the methylation pathway. May help in maintaining homocysteine within a normal range. A-F Betafood


  1. I have hypoglycemia. Can I take af beta foods. It has beet juice and will it drop my blood sugar. I have not eaten beets because of this. I don’t want to get a blood sugar reaction. I would like to take it for my stomach.

    • A bit more complicated than that. Do you get an upset stomach after eating fatty meals? Or after any type of food you eat? AF Beta food is for blood sugar and bile maintenance (Gall Bladder support then pancreas support). True Hypoglycemia is a pancreas issue related to too much cortisol and insulin resistance (adrenal weakness). Adrenal tonics may help your issue more than digestive. Then after that is balanced addressing any remaining gut issues would be helpful without causing blood sugar irregularities. Managing your stress (may be tough depends on many things), learning how to mentally be more calm when stressful situations hit you is a start then the organ or supplement support will be more effective. If you would be interested in a TeleNutrition Consultation you can email me at the office. The first 20 min is Free. drd@totalchiro.net

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