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Can losing weight get rid of diabetes?

Weight Loss Can Cure Type 2 Diabetes

“Our findings suggest that even if you have had type 2 diabetes for 6 years, putting the disease into remission is feasible,” stated lead investigator Michael Lean, MD, of the University of Glasgow. “In contrast to other approaches, we focus on the need for long-term maintenance of weight loss through diet and exercise and encourage flexibility to optimize individual results.”

Diet Sodas and Diabetes?

Diet Soda, Sucralose and Diabetes

In recent years, the discovery of gut sweet taste receptors in the body have led some to question Splenda’s safety. It appears that Splenda activates these receptors. But would activating them mean anything? Would doing so raise blood sugar?

Foods That Promote Kidney Health

Best Foods That Promote Kidney Health

Chronic kidney disease often leads to kidney failure, dialysis, and kidney transplants. Roughly 1 of every 10 Americans has it. Approximately 1 of 3 adults with diabetes and 1 of 5 adults with high blood pressure has it. The good news: Science is learning that certain foods promote kidney health. In fact, a healthy diet like Pritikin may actually halt the progression of kidney disease to kidney failure.

Reversing Diabetes
| Carbs That Are Good For You

It’s not uncommon for doctors to tell their type 2 diabetic patients, “Watch out for carbs.”  The concern is that carbs may send blood sugar soaring. But new research is showing that a high-carbohydrate diet is actually good for you. What’s critical is the type of carbohydrate.

Diabetes and Alzheimer’s | The Deadly Link

The Deadly Link Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s

There’s very hopeful news, reports Dr. Melissa Schilling of New York University, author of a comprehensive new review implicating insulin as the deadly link between diabetes and Alzheimer’s. High levels of insulin, she points out, are preventable and treatable through changes in diet, exercise, and medication.

Protein, Diabetes, and the American Diet

Protein, Diabetes and the American Diet

During the past two decades, many new and popular diets, like Paleo-style eating, have blamed high-carb foods for our obesity epidemic. These low-carb diets often advocate the consumption of more animal protein and the reduction or near elimination of carbohydrates. Even whole grains and beans, Paleo enthusiasts tell us, should not be part of the human diet. Has this been good idea? Not at all, science is learning.

Getting Healthy Again, Quickly

A Guest Getting Healthy Again at the Pritikin Health Resort

A growing body of research is finding that for many people, getting healthy again does not require a medicine cabinet full of drugs. Fast and profound benefits can happen simply with diet and exercise. Good food. Good fitness. That’s all we need, asserts science.

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