The Blood Sugar Solution-Myths about Diabetes
Friday, April 05, 2013
Myth -Once you start taking insulin, there’s no going back.
It has been proven that eating whole fresh food and exercising vigorously under a doctor’s direction can reduce a person’s need for insulin therapy. Treating all underlying causes of diabetes can reverse diabetes and insulin resistance.
Myth : Lowering blood sugar with medication prevents death and heart attacks in diabetics.
Three large stial studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine (April, 2010) point out that insulin drug therapy are often ineffective. Elevated levels of insulin can cause high blood pressure, abnorman cholesterol and inflammation, not high blood sugars.
Lifestyle interventions through small groups and places like SparkPeople iis the most powerful way to creat sustainable behavior change. It is easier to get healthy together.
The quality of food that we eat drives our gene function, metabolism and health.