10 Best Supplements for Diabetes- (+ how to take fewer pills… and major lifestyle advice)
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Most medical sites absolutely pooh-pooh natural supplements as a means of controlling or reversing type 2 diabetes. But medical peer reviewed studies say just the opposite: “Medical doctors are therefore encouraged to incorporate dietary supplements into the regimen employed for … diabetes management.” (source)
I won’t go into the corruption that drives the medical field, but it’s time medical doctors stop doubting the power of diet and supplements to help the body heal. Insulin dependence is not a given. While many with type 2 diabetes may choose to continue using insulin as well as making lifestyle and supplement amendments, insulin dependence is what most medical doctors are educated to recommend. They do not know safe alternatives and doubt that safe alternatives exist.
Multiple studies (here, here and here) have shown that a Paleo diet, rich in pasture-raised meats, vegetables, nuts and seeds, fruits and starchy roots like cassava and sweet potato, is an effective treatment for diabetes and other metabolic disorders.
What about type 1.5 diabetes, (which is late onset type 1 and autoimmune in nature); can it be helped with diet and lifestyle? The answer is Yes. Type 1 and 1.5 diabetes (also called LADA for “latent autoimmune diabetes in adults”) are autoimmune diseases. So diet and lifestyle absolutely can positively affect change and improvement. (source)
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