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Everything You Need To Know About A Diabetic Diet

Not only are 86 million Americans prediabetic, but 90% of them don't even know they have it, the Centers for Disease Control reports. What's more, doctors diagnose as many as 1.5 million new cases of diabetes each year, according to the American Diabetes Association. Whether you're at risk, prediabetic or following a diabetic diet as suggested by your doctor, a few simple strategies can help control blood sugar and potentially reverse the disease entirely. Plus, implementing just a few of these dietary changes can have other beneficial effects like weight loss, all without sacrificing flavor or feeling deprived. First, let's start with the basics. What is diabetes? There are two main forms of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 is an autoimmune disease that's usually diagnosed during childhood. Environmental and genetic factors can lead to the destruction of the beta cells in the pancreas that produce insulin. That's the hormone responsible for delivering glucose (sugar) to your cells for metabolism and storage. In contrast, type 2 diabetes is often diagnosed in adulthood and caused by a variety of lifestyle factors like obesity, physical inactivity and high cholesterol. Typically, Continue reading >>

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  1. VeronnyBunny

    Can you get rid of type 2 diabetes?

    Hello, I had a question please.:) my nutritionist told me that you can get rid of type 2 diabetes with hard work, eating right and excercise because she has seen people do it. On the other hand, I have heard people say that you cant get rid of it and there is no cure, just that you can control it. Does anyone know for sure? Thank you!!!:)

  2. Anonymous

    What happens exactly if you have diabetes ? What are the major bad things that come with having it

  3. Scared ****less

    Oh there's a bunch of us now my dr said he's heard from other drs its happening more i mean reversed diabetes who knows the disease might be geting weaker. Who knows what lies in the future But thing im doing I will always watch my diet and check my glucose

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