Total prevalence of diabetes
Total: 25.8 million children and adults in the United States—8.3% of the population—have diabetes.
Diagnosed: 18.8 million people
Undiagnosed: 7.0 million people
Prediabetes: 79 million people*
New Cases: 1.9 million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed in people aged 20 years and older in 2010.
Under 20 years of age
- 215,000, or 0.26% of all people in this age group have diabetes
- About 1 in every 400 children and adolescents has diabetes
Age 20 years or older
- 25.6 million, or 11.3% of all people in this age group have diabetes
Age 65 years or older
- 10.9 million, or 26.9% of all people in this age group have diabetes
- 13.0 million, or 11.8% of all men aged 20 years or older have diabetes
- 12.6 million, or 10.8% of all women aged 20 years or older have diabetes
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- Monitor blood sugar daily. Upon arising and 2 hours after each meal. Pre-meal readings should be 80-120, two hours post meal, readings should be 140 or less. Strive to achieve and maintain a glycohemoglobin [A1c reading] of 6 or less. Anything above 7 is an indication of poor blood sugar control. Have your glycohemoglobin tested every three months – insist on it.
- The three macro nutrients that we consume are: proteins, fats and carbohydrates. Out of these three, ONLY carbohydrates affect and increase your blood sugar. Protein eaten in excess can convert to glucose, while fat has NO effect on blood sugar.
- Greatly reduce or eliminate your intake of grains, bread, bagels, crackers, pasta, rice, sugar, milk, yogurt, corn, fruit, candy and chips. No more than one to two servings per day depending on blood sugar control.
- Do not drink any fruit juices, or eat any dried fruits.
- Limit your intake of fruit to no more than 1 per day depending on blood sugar readings. Uncontrolled diabetics should not consume any fruits. Fruits are carbohydrates and therefore will increase your blood sugar.
- Do not drink diet soda or use any artificial sweeteners such as Nutra Sweet®, Equal®, and Splenda® For a safe alternative natural sweetener that DOES NOT produce an insulin response, in other words it DOES NOT raise blood sugar levels, use STEVIA a natural sweetener that can be purchased at your local health food store. Another product to consider is Xylitol, which has been shown to prevent cavities, and ear infections in children. Xylitol makes an excellent sweeteners and can be used just like sugar.
- *Use only extra virgin olive oil for all your cooking, and condiments. For baking and frying, use unrefined coconut oil or palm oil, from reputable companies. Coconut oil is healthy and it actually promotes weight loss because the fatty acids found in coconut oil are known as MCTs [Medium Chain Triglycerides], which are not stored as fat, but are used for energy
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Resveratrol increases insulin sensitivity
Lipoic Acid Supreme 60 vegetarian capsules
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Insulin is a hormone that controls blood sugar. Insulin resistance occurs when the body becomes less sensitive to insulin. This condition can lead to type 2 diabetes. Chinese scientists report that resveratrol curbs insulin resistance in mice. These scientists, including Cheng Sun and Qiwei Zhai of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai, indicate that this is a valuable new strategy for treating insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. However, to reach the same levels of resveratrol, it would require a significant consumption of red wine.
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Dinner ( FISH SHOULD BE CONSUMED 3-4 TIMES A WEEK DEEP SEA OR WILD)
Baked salmon with vegetables and salad
Roasted Turkey with vegetables and A SALAD
Herbal teas, seltzer water with lemon, green tea, chamomile tea
Cherry juice (prostate health)
An occasional red wine is ok.
Handful of almonds,hazelnuts,pumpkin seeds, almond butter on half apple
Bars (designs) and Protein shakes (designs)
Coffee, all sugar free items, Sugar, candy cake, honey, processed foods
All hydrogenated oils, no MSG, no coloring