A long-term study, featuring 10,000 diabetic patients, was recently halted 18 months early, due to an unexpected increase in deaths.
The US Government’s National Institutes of Health was running this study to answer the key question:
“Could pushing blood sugar to near-normal levels of an average of 100 help protect high-risk patients’ hearts?”
(This is below today’s recommended blood sugar target of an average of 170 for diabetics.)
In the group pushing for near normal levels, many patients took multiple drugs and insulin shots, adhered to strict diets and regularly met with counselors and doctors who monitored them.
The reason the study ended early was that the number of deaths from heart attacks and unexpected sudden deaths was 25% higher in the group that was pushing for normal or close to normal blood sugar levels as compared to those looking to maintain the existing recommended blood sugar target of 170.
The use of diabetic oral drugs and insulin does not address the root cause of the diabetic problem.
A proper diet with reduced carbs, effective nutritional supplementation and adding just a bit of regular exercise is a very effective and natural way of reversing the diabetic condition.
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