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Is Type 1 Diabetes A Chronic Disease?

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Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

What Is It? Type 1 diabetes is a disease in which the body does not make enough insulin to control blood sugar levels. Type 1 diabetes was previously called insulin-dependent diabetes or juvenile diabetes. During digestion, food is broken down into basic components. Carbohydrates are broken down into simple sugars, primarily glucose. Glucose is a critically important source of energy for the body's cells. To provide energy to the cells, glucose needs to leave the blood and get inside the cells. Continue reading >>

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  1. mvea

    Nearly half of patients reversed type 2 diabetes in trial. People spent up to five months on a low-calorie diet of soups and shakes to trigger massive weight loss. A year later, 46% of patients who started the trial were in remission to a non-diabetic state, and off antidiabetic drugs.

  2. chatrugby

    The German Diabetic association states on their website that type 2 is caused by poor diet, and can be reversed with a good diet.

  3. eengineeraway

    But in America, god forbid you have to change your diet...

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