Diabetes

There are two types of diabetes, Type 1, sometimes called juvenile onset diabetes as this affects young children and Type II used to be termed adult onset diabetes. In the past decade the age classification has been dropped as children represent almost half of Type II diabetics now.  Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease unusually incurs massive damage to the pancreas with an inability to produce adequate insulin.  Type II diabetes rarely shows such severe pancreas damage and is responsive to dietary changes. Repeated trials of low fat, high unrefined carbohydrate diet has shown marked improvements in both Type 1 and Type II diabetic patients.  The insulin dosage reduced by 40% to nil in some cases and the cholesterol levels showed a dramatic fall. The graph below demonstrates these relationships.

From "The China Study" by T. Colin Campbell & Thomas M. Campbell p153

A second major "side-effect" recorded of those following a high carbohydrate, high fibre diet was a substantial fall in their cholesterol levels, as shown in the chart below:

From "The China Study" by T. Colin Campbell & Thomas M. Campbell p154.

Now take a few minutes to watch this video by Dr. Neal Barnard:

Just click on the image above to discover how type 2 diabetes can easily be a thing of the past regardless of your genes.

Watch Dr. Michael Greger discuss this approach, click on the image above.

American J.ofClinical Nutrition 32. 2312-2321, 1979

High Carbohydrate, high fibre diets for insulin-treated men with diabetes mellitus. James W. Anderson, M.D. & Kyleen Ward. R.D.

from Michael Greger's Lecture above.

 

Animal protein increases insulin secretion with cabohydrates

The graphs below show how insulin secretion is accentuated when animal protein is added to carbohydrates.

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Watch short video on this topic HERE

Milk Consumption & Type 1 Diabetes HERE