I have type 2 diabetes and have had it for five years now. This is my story of how I “cured” my condition with dietary changes. Also, when I say cured, my doctor described it as cured by diet control. Diabetes does not have an actual cure.
Type 2 diabetes is not easy to manage, but as we found out, it is reversible. With a radical change in diet, increased exercise, diligence, and a lot of patience, my husband successfully reversed his diabetes.
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.
I have diabetes. I eat low carb meals and exercise. I take all my medications every day and at the same time everyday. Yet, my diabetic medications are not working.
Why can't they just do the things they're supposed to? Written by a woman with diabetes.
Here are a few simple, easy-to-remember tips for providing the support your loved one needs as they learn to manage their diabetes.
We're everywhere, but most people never know that even though we may be eating the same food as them, playing the same sports as them, that we're diabetics. Listed here are a few of the things a diabetic needs to do every day in order to live a seemingly normal life.
We know that type 2 diabetes can be caused by lifestyle factors, but it can also have genetic underpinnings. Learn how to control your blood sugar through diet and exercise.
I am a type 2 diabetic who uses insulin. For me, insulin has been life-changing.
Knowing that there is no cure for your disease changes your life.