By Trevi Latest Reply 2010-08-01 07:37:59 -0500
Started 2010-08-01 03:04:49 -0500

I just to know if there is a cure for type 2 diabetes. I hear that many people are not diabetic anymore becasue they have lost weight. Is there any truth to that?

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RAYT721 2010-08-01 07:37:59 -0500 Report

Your question is a good question and I've heard it asked and answered before.

There is truth that people are being told they are no longer diabetic by their doctors because I work with someone who was told that.There is NO truth, however, that weight loss will cure the disease.

I am now down to my target weight loss goal (179 lbs) and I am still diabetic. Diabetes is a disease that affects the body's chemicals so weight loss, weight gain or weight stabilization is not going to change that. Surely diabetics can control their numbers with weight loss, dieting, exercise, medication, etc. but the word "cure" just shouldn't be uttered by doctors or any medical professional. To me that is just giving false hope. What about the diabetics who are thin or "normal" weight in the first place?

I have the $250 cookie recipe that someone on the internet sent to me to get even with Neiman Marcus if you'd like me to share that with you. The problem is that I don't believe there is any truth to it.

kdroberts 2010-08-01 06:26:26 -0500 Report

No. For whatever reason people say they are cured because they don't take medication and can control blood sugar with diet and exercise. They are not cured, they are in control.

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