Remember that although genetics can play a role in becoming a Type 2 Diabetic, much of what is assumed to be genetics is more likely inheriting bad dietary and eating habits.
IF you grew up eating rich sugar laden deserts at most dinner meals, and were fond of empty calorie snacks, and sugar laden carbonated beverages, and got little or no physical exercise, then rejoice as there is HOPE in your future.
Today is the FIRST day of the REST of your life. You can make positive changes in your diet and exercise and natural supplement program that could add years to your life and life to your years. That is what my blog is all about. You can make changes in your eating habits and substitute high carbohydrate and sugar laden empty calorie foods and replace them with nutritious protein, vegetables and limited fruits and alkaline green smoothies. Get off the carbs, the sugar in all its many hidden forms and add years to your life. I am not going to go into detail in this post concerning what to eat and what to avoid and what supplements have been proven beneficial.
"There is a way to do it better - find it." Thomas Edison
I encourage you to go to the label section of this blog and read some of the articles concerning exercise, changing the PH of your interstitial fluid from acidic to alkaline, avoiding the crunchy, munchy isle of your grocery store, and learning what supplements have proven to help control blood sugar, diabetic neuropathy, etc. I also have several posts on the dangerous side effects of certain diabetic prescription drugs. Here is a current list of those that are possibly suspect in playing a role in pancreatic cancer:
Januvia, Janumet, Byetta, Bydureon or Victoza
Someone once said, "Life is 10% what happens to you, and 90% what you do about it."
Type 2 Diabetes has been associated with the following complications:
Complications of diabetes include but are not necessarily limited to:
- Heart Disease – People with diabetes have a higher risk for heart attack and stroke.
- Eye Complications – People with diabetes have a higher risk of blindness and other vision problems.
- Kidney Disease – Diabetes can damage the kidneys and may lead to kidney failure.
- Nerve Damage (neuropathy) – Diabetes can cause damage to the nerves that run through the body.
- Foot Problems – Nerve damage, infections of the feet, and problems with blood flow to the feet can be caused by diabetes.
- Skin Complications – Diabetes can cause skin problems, such as infections, sores, and itching. Skin problems are sometimes a first sign that someone has diabetes.
- Dental Disease – Diabetes can lead to problems with teeth and gums, called gingivitis and periodontitis.
God Bless, Dan