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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Can Sugar Remove from Body Permanently?
I am 28 year old man and I have blood sugar in initial stage. How can I remove diabetes permanently? Because I suffer from sugar 15 days ago?
I really need more information from you to better answer your question. There are two types of diabetes mellitus (high blood sugar) - the type in which the pancreas quits making insulin, and the person requires insulin for survival (that is known as type 1 diabetes), and the type in which insulin is made but the body doesn't use it very well (that is known as type 2 diabetes). Type 2 diabetes is more common (about 95% of those with diabetes have this type). Individuals with type 2 diabetes typically (but not always) are overweight, so good exercise, modest weight loss (about 10% of body weight) and watching carbohydrates (starches) in what one eats can often cure one of diabetes, especially at the beginning.
For those with type 1 diabetes, insulin shots are required to live. As of right now there is no practical cure, although there is a lot of work on transplants that someday be useful.
W. Fred Miser, MD
Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Director of Ohio State Medicine Residency Program
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University