Mainstream Medicine is Getting It : .Weight loss may reverse Type 2 diabetes

I'm thrilled to see that mainstream medicine is truly getting it! Those of us practicing functional medicine have inherently known how powerful diet can be. In this study published in the prestigious British journal the LANCET, type 2 diabetes could be successfully arrested after a 12 month period of dietary manipulation. Although the study is not of great magnitude, the fact that 46% of participants were able to achieve remission is extraordinary. In contrast, only 4% of the control group was able achieve this feat.

As a cardiologist I am frequently asked what constitutes the best treatment for diabetes. My answer is always the same : PREVENTION

But regardless of the extent of the disease, so much can be done with lifestyle measures.

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