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Is There A Cure For Type 1 Diabetes
Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more
Yes: But usually reserve for patients who have frequent severe low sugars, other severe complications because risk of pancreas transplants-death, side effects of meds to prevent rejection- are usually worse than diabetes state that is controlled by patient with diet, meds. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should we be aware of vegan guru's who claim to cure serious medical conditions like type 1 diabetes like American Dr Robert Morse?
Be aware: Use critical thinking thinking about health. He wrote a book called The Detox MIRACLE sourcebook. It would be miraculous if a detox could cure type I diabetes. A plant based diet is very nutritious but I would need to see the evidence based review of how herbs and raw food cured medical conditions like Diabetes, Crohns cancer. ...Read more
I am a 16 year old diabetic and I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes one year ago. Do you think they will find and give me a cure in my lifetime?
Nope: The treatment for type one diabetes is INSULIN. No " "natural" treatment is effective. Before the development of commercial insulin by Eli Lilly in 1923, type one diabetes was universally fatal. http://www.lillydiabetes.com/_assets/img/pages/heritage/heritage-body-1923-medicines_300x250.jpg ...Read more
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