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Is diabetes in the brain more than in the pancreas? Changing paradigms of diabetes type 2

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The early success of insulin washed out alternate modes of thinking. A large amount of finance is involved in insulin and diabetes medications. While a lot of knowledge is accumulated at the research level, it has not translated to clinical practice, as there is a lack of motivation to change. Further, it does not help that for doctors, a major source of updates is through pharma companies.

The emphasis must be on physical fitness than simply sugar levels. If physical fitness is good, there is lower chance of developing complications. There are simple fitness tests such as the ‘sit and rise’ tests which can help us predict the risk of a cardiovascular event in the next few years. You have voluntary control on fitness in all angles. For example, one must be vigilant not just about fat, but also other markers like the fitness of the heart and respiratory system, muscle strength, balance and rapid nerve muscle coordination.

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Diabetes: Have We Got It All Wrong?


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It is not that it is all wrong.There are lots of gray or even dark areas that need to be understood.Problem with diabetes is that there are too many alternative SOPs of treatment that is very confusing to say the least.Problem is compounded when some people claim that that the issue is solved by doing this or that and close their minds.This leads to a situation wherein the sufferer is forced to find his own strategies to manage his condition by trial and error and experimentation.It is also true that the medical profession is not fully geared up to tackle diabetes in a multipronged manner.


I think a lot goes on which people can help themselves. I have two of my very good friends OFF there meds for T2, inc insulin. One an ex military man who walks the legs off his poor dog complete with a heavy rucksack on. He is Army trained & does a proper job. Good luck to anyone else.

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