Monitor your blood sugar levels to avoid complications with this guide and more tips on how to better manage your diabetes.
Usually, I wait until the end of a video to answer the question. I'm going to change that routine today and tell you from the beginning that NO, diabetes will not go away on its own. As a matter of fact, there is no cure for diabetes.
In this video I will explain some of the myths about a "cure" for diabetes and also focus on a section on how to reverse diabetes. I have a video on that same topic called "You can reverse diabetes"
Can diabetes be reversed? Yes, there is a possibility that type 2 is reversed. It can be cured? Absolutely not. Will it go by itself?
No, that simply is not going to happen.
Type 2 diabetes can be reversed. But not only. What do we mean by reversing? We want to say that a person with Type 2 can stop all their medications and maintain healthy levels of blood sugar. This does not mean that you can reverse the damage already done by diabetes to your body, but that you can start now and not have to take medication any longer. You have invested it.
But, again, this can not happen alone. It requires a lot of work and discipline on your part.
To illustrate what I mean, let's take a look at a 2016 study conducted by Professor Roy Taylor, professor of medicine and metabolism at the University of Newcastle in New Castle, England.
The work was an extension of a 2011 study that was in question, due to the brevity of the study. That study had a theory that said: "This research is part of a growing body of evidence that shows that people with type 2 diabetes who manage to lose weight can reverse their condition because fat is extracted from the pancreas and insulin production returns to The normality".
In the 2016 study, 30 volunteers with Type 2 followed a strict diet of 650 calories per day for 6 months. Now, let me warn you now, that's not much food at 650 calories. However, participants lost an average of 30 pounds. They had to maintain this weight for another 6 months.
The results were that 12 of those with Type 2 who had been diagnosed less than 10 years ago, reversed their diabetes. For those who had been diagnosed for a longer time they did not have the same results.
The key to reversing diabetes is losing weight and exercising regularly.
In another study discussed by Michael Dansinger, MD, "those with Type 2 exercised for 175 minutes a week, limited their calories to 1,200 to 1,800 per day, and received counseling and education weekly on these lifestyle changes.
In one year, approximately 10% got rid of their diabetes medications or improved to the point where their blood sugar level was no longer in the range of diabetes, and instead it was classified as prediabetes. "
In each study that I investigated, it was clear that the number of those who could reverse their diabetes depended to a large extent on the date of diagnosis. Those who were "novices" were more likely to reverse. But even in that, the average of those who have been able to reverse their diabetes has been around 10%.
Weight loss and exercise were the key, diabetes did not go away on its own.
The reason why we also call this an investment instead of a cure? For those who have experienced the reversal and then regained their weight, guess what happens? They need to start their diabetes medications again.
You will find advertisements in all possible places to tell you that they can make your diabetes go away. And you really do not need to do anything, except, of course, buy your pill, potion or program.
There are so many "cure for all" diabetes scams online that the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission recently launched a campaign against these supplements, using a breakthrough site for the Glucobate quarantine healer. Here are some tips that they issued regarding curanderismo for diabetes.
The promise that a product can cure diabetes is an indication of a scam.
There are no pills, patches, tea, herbs or other "miraculous" treatment that can make diabetes go away forever.
Ads that promise too much generally do not offer anything.
Do not buy any product that says you can do everything (stabilize your blood sugar level, end the need for insulin, regenerate the pancreas, reduce cholesterol and cause easy weight loss).
A product that claims to be a "scientific breakthrough" can be a failure.
Genuine scientific discoveries are front-page news. If the first thing you hear about a new treatment is an advertisement on the Internet, be suspicious.
The ads that try to sound scientists are suspicious.
Technical terms do not necessarily mean medical proof. And the presence of a doctor in an advertisement does not guarantee that the product works.
Do not let yourself be influenced by a questionable "success story".
Despite what the company says, there is no guarantee that "A.B. of Hometown, USA" had the results announced, or even is a real person. "
Video credits to Diabetes Healthy Living Channel YouTube channel