has anyone herd about this

By jimmuel Latest Reply 2011-07-16 17:41:34 -0500
Started 2011-07-16 12:27:11 -0500

on my yahoo page there was a link to diabetis,i clicked on it .took me to a bunch of diabetic web sites,theres this one from illinois diabetic .com an it talkes about how they can treat you an get you from taking meds or insuline fore treating your diabetis,has anyone ever herd about this,i thought if your diagnoised with type 2 you have it for life here is a link to a disscussion on the site,http://illinoisdiabetes.com/free.html. is this true or not

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jayabee52 2011-07-16 14:03:08 -0500 Report

I went to the link Jim and what I saw was a web page thanking you for signing up for an e-newsletter. So I googled illinoisdiabetes.com and got what seemed to me to be a slick come-on to become one of their patients. They have on every page that I've accessed a sign up sheet for a free report with the title:

"You can REVERSE Your Type 2 Diabetes" followed by the text

"Receive FREE tools to help you take back your life and REVERSE your Type 2 Diabetes!

In this report you will discover:
- The REAL solutions
- How to save money on expensive treatments
- Ways you can help prevent and reverse Type 2 Diabetes
- And much more!

Don't wait…
Sign up today!"
Then blanks for your full name address and phone number.

(I will give out one of my email addresses, but rarely my phone number.- I don't want some sales person calling me, using up my cell phone minutes )

Here is text from another page:

"Can You Imagine?

Can you imagine how your life will be when you no longer have to worry about your blood glucose levels?
Can you imagine no longer needing liver-damaging drugs?
Can you imagine a life free from insulin injections?
Can you imagine not being tired anymore, and having enough energy to exercise, lose weight, and enjoy life again?
Can you imagine sleeping soundly and peacefully throughout the night? No trips to the bathroom, no sleep disorders.
Can you imagine a life free from the fear of not knowing what is going on in your body? …An empowered life where you are in full control of your health! "

It is a grand imagining. Which of us wouldn't want a life like that?

Where I disagree with them is the use of the words "reverse" "real cure" and "complete freedom from type 2 diabetes"

I happen to believe that there is not yet a cure for t2 diabetes. Will you be able to go back to the way you ate BEFORE you were Dx'd with diabetes? That's what they seem to be saying when they write "complete freedom from type 2 diabetes"!

I believe this site to be a scam, preying on People with Diabetes' hopes for a life free from Diabetes.

I'd like to be wrong about this, but suspect I am not.

RAYT721 2011-07-16 16:18:04 -0500 Report

Jayabee: I agree with your interpretation of sites and claims to prey upon others. If there were such a medical marvel out there, it would certainly have made the news without the need to self-promote the products or services being offered. You are right on with picking out the keywords to recognize what quite honestly DOES sound like a scam … "cure" and "freedom" - When in doubt on a product or service, a few clicks of the mouse can usually save others a lot of time, trouble and money.

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