5 Ways You Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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2. A simple low carb plan

One patient who worked very hard to lose weight and reverse her type 2 diabetes decided to lower her carbohydrate intake to no more than 20 grams per day. She did not eliminate carbohydrates completely from her daily diet but just kept them to the bare minimum. She did make sure to get in some regular exercise but her plan took a little longer to complete. The key was that she was able to stay on this plan rather than any of the more difficult plans listed below.

 

3. The 600 calorie plan

This was the original plan that came about as part of a clinical trial that took place in the UK. Participants were put on a very extreme 600 calorie per day diet for 8 weeks. The diet consisted of three protein shakes – one for each meal – plus a small amount of low carbohydrate vegetables. A good deal of water was also required to try to keep participants from getting hungry plus keeping them hydrated. After 8 weeks, those who managed to stay on the diet for the entire time period did find their glucose levels back to normal and their pancreas functioning as it did before being diagnosed as a type 2 diabetic.

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