Also called diabetes mellitus
[mel-i-tuh s, muh-lahy-]
a disorder of carbohydrate metabolism, usually occurring in genetically predisposed individuals, characterized by inadequate production or utilization of insulin and resulting in excessive amounts of glucose in the blood and urine, excessive thirst, weight loss, and in some cases progressive destruction of small blood vessels leading to such complications as infections and gangrene of the limbs or blindness.
Diabetes is on the rise and can have huge consequences. The caption from Prevention Magazine caught my attention.
‘I’M PREDIAIBETIC. Are there alternatives to drugs to avoid type 2?”
Dr. Bhatia “The Energy Doctor” responded, acids, 200mg of alpha lipoic acid, and 500mg of Chromium picolinate daily.
Health Tips from Sanoviv Medical Institute, Baja California
Diabetes and Insulin Resistance are conditions of blood sugar imbalance. They are often successfully managed with a diet and lifestyle approach.
Specific Dietary Recommendations
Reduce grains (wheat, corn, rice, oats…)
Reduce dairy products (use nut milk instead)
Avoid all sugars and artificial sweeteners (use small amounts of xylitol or stevia)
Avoid all diet products
Eat low glycemic meals and snacks to avoid peaks and drops in blood sugar
Eat protein and fat with all meals and snacks to maintain normal blood sugar
Eat only low sugar fruits such as under-ripe bananas, all berries, tart apples and firm pears – 1-2 servings or less daily
Avoid products containing high fructose and corn syrup
Strictly avoid trans-fats such as deep fried foods, processed oils and margarine
Vegetables are excellent snacks when combined with nuts, avocado or olives.
Include regular exercise with your doctor’s recommendation.
Center your attention on positive thoughts and emotions.