Nutritional Supplementation for Diabetes

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Posted on October 18, 2017, 10 a.m.

In the majority of patients the first identification comes about 10-15 years after the real “pre-diabetic” stage of the disease. Unfortunately, internal organ damage has already started; especially cardio-vascular, liver, pancreas, and kidney ailments

Type 2 Diabetes is the fastest growing disease in the US and around the world. While there is excellent controversy regarding why many people are plagued by this disorder, that reality is that it’s now an epidemic. Fundamentally diabetes is a lack of control of blood sugar levels, usually due to insufficient insulin production or to insulin resistance.   Type 1 diabetes was associated with children at young ages and is a result of the pancreas not producing enough insulin. Traditionally Type 2 diabetes was confined to adults usually over the age of 35, but it’s insidiously threatening younger and younger people, even children. At this time there is no real “cure” for diabetes nevertheless, due to modern medication, it can be quite well handled if monitored frequently and correctly. There are many oral drugs as well as injectable medications, insulin etc..

The most important factors in diabetes is early detection. In the majority of patients the first identification comes about 10-15 years after the real “pre-diabetic” stage of the disease. Unfortunately, internal organ damage has already started; especially cardio-vascular, liver, pancreas, and kidney ailments

A major key to fighting diabetes is diet, exercise and weight control. Preventing or eliminating sugar from the diet, and mild to moderate daily exercise 15-30 minutes per day will go a long way toward controlling and slowing this devastating disease. Removing a high fat, high carbohydrate diet and decreasing excess body fat will impact diabetes dramatically. Weight needs to be within normal limits to prevent medications and insulin injections.

Before resorting to medication intervention, a fantastic alternative is nutrient supplementation. These supplements have been proven to be effective in helping to manage diabetes. As with all materials that have the capacity to lower glucose levels, constant monitoring to prevent low blood sugar is mandatory with all of the following:

Alpha-Lipoic Acid, is a powerful anti-oxidant,

Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is a potent antioxidant. Some studies indicate it could lower blood sugar, and assist with insulin resistance.

This is a water soluble vitamin whose lack was associated with cardiovascular disorder, and diabetes.

Chromium, a trace element necessary for good health, has been highly recommended by experts for decades for use with decreasing diabetes. Like many things, too much can cause kidney issues.

Cinnamon, a very common and favorite spice around the world was used as a Chinese remedy to improve health for centuries. Many studies in the last 20 years demonstrate that it is beremarkable for reducing sugar in diabetic patients.

Green Tea. A potent anti-oxidant and perfect for appetite reduction. Containing polyphenols and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), studies show that it helps with glucose and insulin control, and lowering risk of cardiovascular disease.

Magnesium. Is also an essential mineral that helps reduce blood pressure, glucose, and insulin sensitivity.

Resveratrol, from grapes and grape seeds, it’s anti-oxidant, and reduces blood sugar.

Zinc, popular for assisting with colds and influenza can also be good for reducing blood sugar.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3689013/

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By: Dr. Michael J. Koch, Editor for www.WorldHealth.net and Dr. Ronald Klatz, DO, MD President of the A4M that has 28,000 Doctor Members, and has trained over 150,000 physicians, caregivers and scientists around the globe in the new specialty of Anti-Aging Medicine. A4M physicians are now providing advanced preventative medical care for more than 10’s of Million people worldwide who now realize that aging is no more inevitable.

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