Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

I believe that this is the bottom line

Glycogen Theory

As described in previous posts, blood sugar abnormalities are a result of chronic glycogen overload which promotes an exaggerated insulin response and subsequent insulin resistance. This vicious cycle eventually reaches a point where the insulin resistance cannot be overcome and blood sugars begin to rise. Although insulin resistance is on a continuum that can last for many years or decades, the actual diagnosis of diabetes occurs when any of the three criteria are reached*:

  1. Fasting plasma glucose equals or exceeds 7.0 mmol/L
  2. Glycated hemoglobin (HgA1C) reaches 6.5% or greater
  3. Glucose tolerance test (75g) plasma glucose level at 2 hours is equal to or greater than 11.1 mmol/L

The primary medical strategy for treating type 2 diabetes over the last 60 plus years has been focused on reducing blood sugar levels to normal ranges. Billions of dollars have been, and continue to be, spent on aggressively lowering blood glucose levels in an attempt to prevent the dire negative…

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At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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One Response to Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

  1. Daniel says:

    I read your post, very informative – Thank you. I will be checking back in soon.

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