In Part 1, Type 2 Diabetes CAN Be Reversed, Here’s Why, we learned that type 2 diabetes is NOT a chronic progressive disease as we are told. It is a dietary disease. When the diet is changed the disease can be reversed.
So, how do we reverse type 2 diabetes?
Well, the key to properly treating the issue is to first find out what the essential problem is.
The main problem is this; the body has an excess of sugar.
With this excess of sugar in the body, the pancreas must excrete an excessive amount of insulin to remove all the sugar from the blood.
The problem is, that with excess insulin, the sugar isn’t removed from the body it is simply forced back into the tissues and out of the blood. When sent back into the tissues of the body, the sugar ends up in vital areas such as the eyes, the kidneys, and the nerves …everywhere.
Because the sugar has nowhere to go, much of it is converted into excess calories which are then stored as fat. That’s why insulin usually leads to excess weight gain. So, if you do not address the problem of excess sugar by not putting the sugar in, or, by burning the sugar off with exercise, when you eat again, you’ll repeat this same cycle.
So, what happens in the body if there is too much sugar for too long? I always give this somewhat graphic example: It rots …from the inside out. That’s why type 2 diabetes can be so devastating; it affects virtually every single organ system.
Uncontrolled diabetes is the leading cause of blindness, nerve damage, kidney damage, dialysis, heart attack, stroke, and amputation.
The key is to actually get rid of the excess sugar. Adding drugs such as insulin or Metformin just force the sugar into other areas of your body, they don’t treat the cause, just a symptom. You need to get rid of the sugar that’s coming in.
How do you do that?
First, you must fully detox from sugar in all forms such as carbohydrates and even fruit for a period of 7 to 10 days. This will eliminate any cravings and allow you to properly implement the next step, which is a low-carb high fat diet.
The second step would be to burn off all excess sugar with exercise and intermittent fasting. Fasting means not eating anything for a period of time. When fasting, the body still needs energy so it will start burning off the excess sugar.
We want to get rid of all the sugar in the body, and that’s the key to understanding what type 2 diabetes is.
This is the path we must take in order to reverse this disease.
Part 3, HOW Does Someone Develop Type 2 Diabetes? Coming soon!
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