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Reversing Type 2 Diabetes? Yes, It Can Be Done

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Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reports ... (below are selections)

 

"If you're on drugs it's not really remission, it's just controlling the disease," Gerstein said.

 

We reached him in Lisbon, where he's attending an international diabetes conference. At that meeting, a U.K. group presented research showing that Type 2 diabetes remission can be sustained for up to 10 years through weight loss.

 

(Remission is defined as a return to normal blood sugar levels for one year without drugs.)

 

 

Gerstein cautions that remission won't always work for everybody. But he imagines a new era of diabetes treatment.

 

"I would love to look forward to an era where a large percentage of our patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes in the past are just being followed to make sure they're not relapsing, as opposed to lifelong drugs that are ever more complex, expensive and inconvenient."

 

 

Read the entire CBC piece: http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/second-opinion170916-1.4292529

 

"The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical." Julius Erving
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