For many years, I struggled with health issues that were a consequence of genetics, not diet. I now struggle with the notion that type 2 diabetes was somehow my own fault. I want to share a few home truths that will help some sufferers and hopefully re-educate others to stop blaming and shaming.
So you've been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. It's a bit of a bummer; it was for me. Nowadays, I take no medication for it, and my HBA1C scores under 32. This is how I did it.
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