Type 2 Diabetes

4 Natural Type 2 Diabetes Treatments

…another proven type 2 diabetes treatment. * Be active every day. One of the greatest risk factors for type 2 diabetes is a sedentary lifestyle. But regular exercise is equally important for treating type 2 diabetes. In fact, some researchers found that overweight and obese diabetic patients who…

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Diabetes Can Affect Your Liver

…liver may be at risk. People with diabetes, especially those who are obese, are at particular risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which can progress to serious scarring of the liver. Therefore, I suggest that all of my patients with type 2 diabetes symptoms to have their liver enzymes…

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Vitamin E for Diabetes

…used when other diabetes meds fail, they still refuse to take it off the market. If you have type 2 diabetes, avoid this drug like the plague. Diet, exercise, weight loss, and targeted nutritional supplements are the best way to control blood sugar. And to protect against diabetic complications,…

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Lose Weight, Lose Diabetes

…reversing diabetes was within his reach and he did what was necessary to make it happen. You can do the same. But even easier is to take steps now to prevent the disease. Preventing type 2 diabetes is a lot easier than reversing it. I encourage you to seek natural treatments for diabetes, many of…

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Fish Oil's Role in Managing Diabetes

diabetes, specifically type 2 diabetes, were advised to avoid fish oil supplements, due to their presumably negative effects on the body’s ability to control blood sugar. However, a meta-analysis has put this myth to rest. In this review of studies involving 823 patients with type 2 diabetes,

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What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes, sometimes referred to as non-insulin-dependent diabetes or adult-onset diabetes, is marked by elevated blood glucose levels. The problem starts at the insulin receptor sites on the cells’ surfaces—they simply won’t open up to let in glucose and other nutrients,…

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A Diabetes Success Story

R.B., a type 2 diabetic, had been on insulin for 16 years. She had retinopathy, angina, high blood pressure, a history of two heart attacks, and an open ulcer on her foot that refused to heal. But the most debilitating of her problems was neuropathy. Nerve damage left her with virtually no sensation…

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Diabetes Tip: Want Healthy Blood Sugar Levels? Get Moving!

…of California Berkeley who followed almost 6,000 men for 14 years determined that increased physical activity was effective in preventing type 2 diabetes. Exercise was especially protective for men with the highest risk of developing diabetes—those who were overweight or had a family history…

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Vanadium Mimics Insulin

…fasting glucose and improves other measures of diabetes. In a number of animal studies, this mineral has actually eliminated diabetes. Human studies, although not as numerous, are also compelling. In a landmark study, eight people with type 2 diabetes receiving 50 mg of vanadyl sulfate twice a day…

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Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms

type 2 diabetes signs and symptoms: * The vast majority of people with type 2 diabetes are overweight, with the distribution of weight most commonly in the abdominal area. * Most people with type 2 diabetes are inactive. * Worldwide, the greatest increase in the number of people managing diabetes

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Three Characteristics of Type 2 Diabetes

While type 2 diabetes can sneak up on you, there are three type 2 diabetes symptoms you should be aware of: * Diabetes and weight go hand-in-hand. The vast majority of people with type 2 diabetes are overweight, with the distribution of weight most commonly in the abdominal area. Excess weight is…

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Reversing Type 2 Diabetes: Baked Salmon Dijon

…reversing type 2 diabetes. Better yet, this diabetic recipe for dinner is tasty and easy to prepare. You can find this and other delicious recipes for diabetics in my Reversing Diabetes Cookbook. Enjoy! Diabetic Recipe for Dinner: Baked Salmon Dijon Makes 4 servings Olive oil spray 2 teaspoons…

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Type 2 Diabetes Is No Longer an Adult Disease

…2000 will develop type 2 diabetes, while the overall number of people living with diabetes continues to explode. What Can You Do? First, keep reading the information in this blog and in my monthly newsletter Health & Healing. Recognize that there are natural remedies for diabetes and do what you…

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Could Quitting Smoking Cause You to Develop Type 2 Diabetes?

…a review of 10,000 smokers found that the risk of type 2 diabetes actually went up when people quit smoking, most dramatically in the first three years after quitting. During those first three years, the risk of developing type 2 diabetes was about 70 percent higher than those who had never…

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Special Note About Type 1 Diabetes

…with diabetes are suffering from the type 2 variety, it is important to note that the advice found in this blog and in my Health & Healing newsletter apply to both forms of the disease. If you’re dealing with type 1 diabetes you, too, should adhere to the recipes for diabetics, you should…

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Let's Talk About Type 1 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes information and research can be found all over the place, but much less is written about type 1. That’s likely because the vast majority of people living with diabetes have type 2. Nevertheless, type 1 diabetes warrants discussion. Type 1 diabetes, sometimes referred to as…

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Diabetes and Obesity

As you may know, type 2 diabetes is caused by insulin resistance. For people living with diabetes, the beta cells in the pancreas make plenty of insulin—the hormone that moves glucose from the blood into the cells—but the cells are unresponsive to insulin’s actions. This leads to a…

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