TRUTH: Well Type 2 is purely lifestyle related. Basically what you eat and drink, consistently. Dr Kosmides has personally seen Type 2 diabetics as young as 13. That being said, both Type 1 and 2 diabetes can lead to the same devastating complications. Type 1 requires very special testing.
#2 WHEN I FEEL THE SYMPTOMS OF LOW BLOOD SUGAR, I SHOULD KEEP EATING SWEETS UNTIL I FEEL BETTER?
TRUTH: Actually, you should eat only fifteen grams of fast-acting carbohydrate and then check your blood sugar about ½ of an apple, not juice or candy.
#3 DO I HAVE TO LOSE A LOT OF WEIGHT FOR MY DIABETES TO IMPROVE?
TRUTH: Actually, a modest weight loss can improve your blood sugar, blood pressure, and blood fat levels and can reduce your risk of diabetic complications. Must be done correctly however.
#4 THERE IS NOTHING NEW IN TREATING DIABETES, IS THERE?
There is new hope for both type 1 and type 2 diabetics. Factual, unbiased information and reasonable lifestyle tools can begin to help take charge of your health and life.
#5 I'VE HEARD THERE'S GOING TO BE A CURE FOR DIABETES IN 20 OR 30 YEARS, BUT NOTHING HAS CHANGED, HAS IT?
TRUTH: Actually there is peer reviewed research going back to the 1980's that Type 2 Diabetes has been resolved and other abnormal blood test abnormalities brought back to normal in as little as 7 weeks.
#6 IS THERE ONE SPECIFIC DIABETIC DIET I SHOULD FOLLOW?
TRUTH: Diets are a road to failure. By following the program of care meal plans and the six pillars as well as discovering the basics of high glycemic load foods that you will learn as you go through the program. You will implement these simple tips and dieting becomes irelavent in beating diabetes and will in most cases, dieting will make the condition worse.
#7 DIABETES HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION OR FEMALE SEXUAL PROBLEMS, DOES IT?
TRUTH Having a healthy sex life is a side effect of "being healthy". Diabetics usually have other areas in their body that their health is struggling. Things like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, poor digestion and lack of energy are, just a few of the many areas were diabetics struggle. These and others "health weaknesses" can zap the healthy energy to engage in sex. So being healthy is a "side effect" of a health body that is well balanced and nutritionally supported.
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