Dear Nadia, I have had Type 2 diabetes for five years. My doctor says if I lose 10 kilos in weight, diabetes may disappear. What do you think? Roland Dear Roland, Once you are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, it will not disappear if you lose weight. Some marketing people use the term reverse and … Continue reading AskNadia: My Physician Says My Diabetes Will Disappear When I Lose Weight
By Patrick Totty You’ve just been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. It doesn’t matter whether your doctor looked you in the eyes with a kindly gaze when he dropped the bomb, or she just told you straight with no preliminaries: “you have diabetes.” If you’re feeling shell-shocked right now, it’s a perfectly normal reaction to … Continue reading You’ve Just Been Diagnosed With Type 2: Five Things to Keep in Mind
Dear Nadia, I sell a supplement that reverses and cures diabetes. It controls high blood sugars. I think your readers will benefit from using my product. Jennifer, Dear Jennifer: There are many companies like yours who promise to cure diabetes with their product. The reality is, at this juncture in science and research; you can … Continue reading AskNadia: Why You Cannot Reverse or Cure Diabetes With a Supplement
I read a lot of diabetes articles. I can’t get enough of them. While surfing the diabetes websites, I come across lots of articles that mention cures that are in the works for diabetes, especially Type 1. While some articles are completely false and promising to cure us by some odd food or medication, … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 1: How Do You Feel About All Those “Cure” Articles?
This guest post is by Mick, a diabeteshealth.com follower who is responding to How Do You Feel About All Those “Cures”, an article Meagan Esler wrote. Meagan, I’ve also been a type 1 diabetic for a number of years (36+ now) and well remember being told in about 1982-83 that a cure was “just around … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 1: I am Like you Meagan When It Comes to The Cure
By Patrick Totty All of us carry around mental images of various things, such as grocery stores, freeways, baseball stadiums, bank interiors, and Thanksgiving dinners. The images aren’t all that detailed and clear, but they don’t have to be. They’re a simple, shorthand way of grasping a concept, such as when you’re talking to a … Continue reading Life With Type 2- Imaginary Diabetes
While there is still no cure for diabetes, there is a growing number of therapies available to those battling the disease-and even more are in the works, according to experts who spoke at a recent symposium. “There are many new targets being developed and there are many new drugs on the way,” said Dr. John … Continue reading The Growing Number of Diabetes Therapies
Research into a cure for type 1 diabetes proceeds on several fronts. One interesting approach is seeking ways to manipulate the autoimmune system to prevent the body’s mistaken destruction of pancreatic beta cells. Another tack is the transplantation of pancreatic tissue, either from human cadavers or carefully isolated “clean” pigs that have been specially raised … Continue reading Could Pig Worms Lead to the Cure for Type 1?
On September 26, 1992, my daughter Kaitlyn was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Since that time, we have immersed ourselves in the world of diabetes with two goals: First, to ensure that Kaitlyn has the very best tools, both medical and emotional, to manage her diabetes, and second, to dedicate our unyielding efforts in pursuit … Continue reading Just Don’t Do Nothing!
Sometimes it isn’t a stranger or acquaintance giving you a hard time about your diabetes. Sometimes it’s a family member or close friend that says something hurtful about your diabetes management. And that is far more difficult to hear than the guy at the table next to you in a restaurant or some lady sharing … Continue reading When They Mean Well