Type1 diabetes can consider themselves "diabetic".Patients with type 2 diabetes are not "diabetic", they should work to get rid of it. Agree or not?

Genetic contribution. there is great genetic contribution to type 1 than type 2 diabetes. of course people should work to manage type 2 diabetes, but it is not just a disease because of lifestyle.

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How can I get rid of type 2 diabetes?

You cannot. Talk to your doctor about the best way to normalize your sugars and also how to avoid the large (heart attack and strokes) and small (eye, kidney and feet) blood vessel problems that people with dm are more prone to. Read more...

Can one get rid of type 2 diabetes with excercise and a good diet?

Sometimes. Sometimes diet and exercise leading to weight loss (if you are overweight) can lead to the prevention of diabetes type 2. If you already have diabetes type 2, diet and exercise may decrease your reliance upon medications, but it would be wise to still follow your blood sugars regularly. Read more...

Do people ever get rid of type 2 diabetes with excercise and a good diet?

Partly. If at the onset of the disease, the person loses weight, and starts exercising vigorously, and follows a diabetic diet rigorously, s/he can reverse the process in about half the cases. Read more...

Might eating spinach for a month get rid of type 2 diabetes?

No. Diabetes is caused because of deficiency of insulin, or your body's "resistance" to insulin. Spinach intake will not treat the underlying problem and is not a "cure" for diabetes. Healthy eating is still important to "control" it though. Read more...

I having type 2 diabetes and I am gaining my weight and I want to get rid of both diabetes and over weight?

Healthy lifestyle. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. Read more...

Can losing weight help get rid of type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure?

Yes! I agree with medical student emily lu: "losing weight can lower your blood pressure and can bring your blood glucose levels under control - thus bringing your type 2 diabetes and hypertension under control!" fatty acids from fat tissue contribute to the "metabolic syndrome, " in which blood pressure, triglycerides, and blood glucose rise. Loss of weight helps bring these under control. Read more...
Most likely. I have seen many of my patients on my HCG true diet lose 20 to 30 pounds, or more, and along with this weight loss is a significant reversal of diabetes and high blood pressure. They cut their dose of medicines in half over time, and some discontinue the meds altogether. This has been seen with other studies. Consequently, it is the obesity that is the problem, so lose the weight and get healthy. Read more...