Can You Be Cured Of Type 2 Diabetes?

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Fiftysomething Diet: Eating To Cure Diabetes Type 2

Not so long ago a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes at 50 or 60 seemed final, one of those no-turning-back kind of moments. Chances are the doctor told you the disease could be managed, but a return to a day when blood sugars might fall back into normal range (less than 126 mg/dl) was not on the table. An amazing new study suggests just the opposite. If you’re willing to make changes in what you eat and ramp up your activity levels, diabetes could be put into full or partial remission. How so? It can all be summed up in two words: lose weight. In the new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, researchers randomly assigned 4,500 overweight Type 2 diabetics to either an intensive diet and exercise boot camp-style intervention or a less stringent weight-loss education program. The group given an intensive lifestyle intervention had weekly group and individual counseling sessions on what to eat and how to exercise for six months straight. (The follow-up dropped to three times a month for the next six months, then twice a month, along with periodic group refresher courses, for years two through four.) The second group received social support, along with advice on diet and 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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