Gymnema sylvestre's long history of safe use throughout India and Ayurvedic medicine has resulted in a substantial battery of research on the herb. Much of this research supports Gymnema's beneficial effects on diabetes, glucose management and weight control.
- Published research by the National Library of Medicine (PubMed.gov) on Gymnema sylvestre.
- Diabetes in Control.com clinical trial on Beta Fast/Gymnema (see below or click to view). In a private research effort, original Beta Fast GXR Glucose Balance was the subject of a clinical trial on individuals with Type-2 diabetes. When used in conjunction with oral Type-2 medications such as Metformin, this study found Beta Fast delivered substantial improvement in average blood glucose readings and HbA1c levels.
NOTE: Results may vary by individual.