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Is type 2 diabetes reversible or not?

Definitely yes, I have read lots of books that claim that diabetes is reversible of writers like Joel Fuhrman, Neal Bearnard, Gabriel Cousens, etc. Every writer has some different approaches.
Can anyone tell me in detail that it is reversible or not?

  1. Thanks for your question, . The language is a bit confusing and there are some academic disagreements about it.

    What it boils down to for most is that once you are a diabetic, you are ALWAYS a diabetic. Lifestyle changes and medications can reverse the effects of diabetes and the diagnosis can be CONTROLLED or MANAGED through these things, but these things cannot reverse the diagnosis itself.

    IF diabetes could be cured or reversed, then once a person achieves that status, they could go back to living life as they did before diagnosis. We know that this is not the case. If a diabetic gets their lifestyle under control, if they stop taking meds or get lazy with diet and exercise, their diabetes will return almost immediately.

    Here's an article from a colleague that you might be interested in on this subject https://type2diabetes.com/living/no-cure-reverse.

    Good luck. ~Liz, Moderator

    1. According to experience, it is not. It would always be there however, the levels would be significantly lower.

    2. Yes, unfortunately, they do. ~Liz, Moderator

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