Grandma's Diabetes Treatment
Guide and Natural Remedies

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Exercise, diet and natural remedies, combined with medication, can help diabetes treatment, especially type II diabetes. Type I diabetes requires a carefully adjusted diet and insulin injections in precise dosages.

Chances are pretty good that you or someone you know has diabetes, there are more than five million Americans currently being treated for this disease.

Diabetes occurs when the body does not produce or use insulin, the hormone that helps move ingested sugars out of the blood and into the cells, as it should. In some types of diabetes, the target tissues just don't respond, but in the most common type of diabetes, diabetes mellitus, the production of insulin is impaired, which can greatly increase blood-sugar levels. Untreated, this rise in sugar can lead to coma or even death.

There are two forms of diabetes mellitus: Type I or juvenile diabetes, develops during childhood or early adulthood: Type II, or adult-onset diabetes, usually occurs after age 40.

Keep a Diabetes Treatment Journal: One of the best ways for diabetes management is to keep a journal to monitor your progress. Eventually, your journal should answer the following questions:

  • What does your blood-sugar curve look like with an average diet and average insulin administration?
  • To what extend does physical activity reduce your sugar level, and does your insulin need to be reduced as a result?
  • How does the insulin work when you inject it into different sites, such as our abdomen or upper thigh?
  • How does your blood-sugar level change in stressful situations?

Of course you'll have your own research and discovery about yourself and your response to natural remedies, exercise and various diabetes treatment. Write down everything that seems important to you, any changes in moods, immune system, energy level and sleep patterns.

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Natural Remedies for
Diabetes Treatment and Health

A Type II Diabetes Treatment depends on the severity of the disease: your doctor should determine your insulin needs and how your eating habits should be adjusted. It's also important to maintain your normal weight and to get moderate exercise.

Limit breads, rolls, rice, pastas, chips, potatoes and sweets. Recent research has suggested that limiting dairy products, especially milk, can greatly improve your need for insulin. Choose instead fresh vegetables and proteins, such as salmon, tuna, beans and nuts.

Stimulate the metabolism:

Because excessive sugars and fats in the blood-stream can cause damage to the blood vessels, it is especially important for diabetics to maintain healthy circulation. Ensuring that all organs get enough oxygen is the only way to prevent complications, such as blindness, loss of kidney function and circulatory disease in the extremities.

Blueberries and Hawthorn Berries can help protect blood vessels from damage. Diabetes management consists of keeping blood vessels healthy and keeping blood-sugar and cholesterol levels in check, this way you can starve off complications.

Regular use of saunas and hot baths can help stimulate the elimination of toxins from the body.

Blueberries for Diabetes Treatment and Health:

Blue and purple pigments, or anthoxyanosides, are found in blueberries, bilberries, and other fruits. Anthocyanosides improve circulation and help protect blood-vessel walls from damage. Use commercial capsules, drink unsweetened blueberry juice and eat fresh blueberries; you can freeze some for use during the winter months.

Foods for Diabetes Management:

Most legumes are a good meal choice for diabetics. Even though beans contain starch, they are also rich in protein, fiber and saponins, all of which can help balance blood sugar.

When preparing dried beans, throw out the water the beans were soaked in and start cooking beans in fresh water. This help eliminate not only the starch but also the gas problems.

Eat bean burritos, make chili with beans, put kidney beans in salads and prepare bean dips. There are so many wonderful ways to eat beans, and there are just as many varities of beans so you'll never get bored eating this healthy food.

Diabetes Management
Testing - Proven Home Remedies - Prevention

Test Your Urinary-Sugar Level Yourself

Even in the early stages of diabetes, elevated sugar levels are detectable in the urine. You can purchase test strips in a pharmacy to check your urinary-sugar level.

  • Collect midstream morning urine.
  • Dip the test strip in the urine and leave it there for approximately 1 minute.
  • Wipe off the excess on the side of the container. After 1-2 minutes, a change in color on the strip indicates sugar levels that are elevated; you should consult a physician if this is the case.

Proven Home Remedies:

  • Garlic: Take garlic capsules, eat fresh garlic in salad or salad dressings, or prepare a garlic tincture. Recipe for the tincture: peel 8-10 whole bulbs of garlic and place in a blender with enough vodka or bandy to cover. Puree and transfer to a glass jar. Ensure that the garlic is fully covered by adding additional vodka as needed. Let it stand in a dark warm place for about 2 weeks, shaking it daily. Filter out the garlic pieces and take 1 teaspoon of the tincture 3-4 times daily.
  • Tea Blend: Fenugreek seeds and blackberry and blueberry leaves have a beneficial effect on pancreatic function. Mix both in equal parts to make a tea blend. Use 1 heaping teaspoon of the mixture for each cup of water; steep for 30 minutes and then strain. Drink as much as 2 quarts daily.
  • Prevention:

    • Join a self-help group for diabetics. It will provide you with advice and access to courses or seminars.
    • If you are an insulin-dependent diabetic, keep carbohydrates with you at all times in case of low blood-sugar
    • Strenuous activity can cause a serious drop in blood-sugar. Test your levels and eat carbohydrates if necessary.

    Diabetes Treatment and Management is all doable. Pay attention to your diet and subtle symptoms your body gives you. Most important, test your blood-sugar level regularly.


    The statement's made here have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure or prevent any disease. This notice is required by the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.


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