NATURAL INSULIN FIX Bitter melon (also known as bitter gourd) contains a hypoglycemic compound (a plant insulin) that is highly beneficial in lowering sugar levels in blood and urine. Bitter melon juice has been shown to significantly improve glucose tolerance without increasing blood insulin levels. JUICE RECIPE: * 1 medium-sized bitter gourd * 2 green apples * 1/4 slice lemon or 1/2 a lime * A thumb-sized piece of ginger (optional) http://juicing-for-health.com/health-benefits-of-bitter-go
Secrets to make this one diet you CAN stick to. Eat to beat diabetes
Dr Michael Mosley has put together a simple diet plan and lifestyle programme that should not only reduce the risk of getting Type 2 diabetes, but can reverse it in sufferers - all in only eight weeks.
Blood glucose levels can rise well above normal for significant periods without producing any permanent effects or symptoms. However, chronic hyperglycemia at levels more than slightly above normal can produce a very wide variety of serious complications over a period of years, including kidney damage, neurological damage, cardiovascular damage, damage to the retina or damage to feet and legs. Diabetic neuropathy may be a result of long-term hyperglycemia.
"A groundbreaking study published in the Journal of Nutrition in 2010 found a daily dose of the bioactive ingredients from blueberries increases sensitivity to insulin and may reduce the risk of developing diabetes in at-risk individuals... Low in naturally occurring sugars, blueberries are also packed with antioxidants that fight damage from free radicals, accelerated aging, and diseases like cancer and Alzheimer's. "
A1C Chart - A1C Levels An A1C test indicates an average of the variations of your blood sugar or blood glucose levels over the past 2 to 3 months. Bayer's new A1CNow® SelfCheck system for at home diabetic A1C monitoring: a1cNow+ Value , estimated Average glucose (eAG): non-diabetic levels, monitor closely, elevated levels, in control, seriously elevated levels Chart of relation between A1C and blood-glucose: Optimal a1c level, good a1c level, nominal a1c level, slightly high a1c level, high…