Is reversing type 2 diabetes really possible? Can you turn back the hands of time and help your body respond better to insulin and control your blood sugar levels naturally?
These are questions you may have, and the answers are that there are many things you can do that put you on the path of reversing type 2 diabetes symptoms. While you may always have to follow a better diet and monitor your blood sugar, evidence points to the fact that you can bring this disease under control.
As of 2000 at least 171 million people worldwide suffer from diabetes, or 2.8% of the population. Type 2 diabetes is by far the most common, affecting 90 to 95% of the U.S. diabetes population”(1).
These are staggering figures but reversing type 2 diabetes is said to be possible because it is a "lifestyle disease." This means that the condition is due in large part to the way you eat, how much physical activity you get and how much extra fat you carry on your body.
Keep in mind that when you are first diagnosed with this disease you may need medications to help you regulate your blood sugar. With consistent adherence of the following tips for reversing type 2 diabetes, you may be able to lower or remove these drugs with your doctor consent.
Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition but much of the disease is due to lifestyle habits that can be changed. Become active in your care and be patient with your body and you could reverse your condition.
(1) Wikipedia (2010). Diabetes mellitus. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diabetes_mellitus