After reading about a dozen books, umpteen articles and who knows what else, I am undertaking the writing of a book on how to cure diabetes. Yeah, right. Brothers and Sisters with the big D, there is no cure for diabetes at this point in time. None. People that wrote many of the "cure" books and articles above provide some good information, but there is no cure, only control.
If you have an infection and are given antibiotics and it clears up, then you are cured. Diseases can be cured. Conditions, like diabetes, can only be controlled. If you are the perfect diabetic, eat only "approved foods" and exercise regularly, you might be able to control your diabetes without insulin or drugs. So you do this for 5 years and your BG #'s and A1C have been picture perfect. Are you cured? Here, have a Hershey Bar and test your sugar in an hour. What will it take for a cure? I don't know, but I suspect it will involve some great progress in DNA, RNA, kidney, and pancreas research. Should we just give up? No, because we can strive each day to make healthy choices for ourselves and our families. And who knows, maybe someday that progress will be made.
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