Diabetes Treatments

Do I need to be tested for diabetes?
Maybe. You should be tested for diabetes if you are between 40 and 70 years old and are overweight or obese. Your doctor may recommend testing earlier than age 40 if you also have other risk factors for diabetes. Also, talk to your doctor about diabetes testing if you have signs or symptoms of diabetes. Your doctor will use a blood test to see if you have diabetes.

If the testing shows that your blood sugar levels are high, you can begin making healthy changes to your eating habits and getting more physical activity to help prevent diabetes.

What is prediabetes?
Prediabetes means your blood sugar (glucose) level is higher than normal, but it is lower than the diabetes range. It also means you are at higher risk of getting type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

As many as 27 million American women have prediabetes.17 If you have prediabetes, you can make healthy changes, such as doing some type of physical activity on most days, to lower your risk of getting diabetes and return to normal blood sugar levels. Losing 7% of your body weight (or 14 pounds if you weigh 200 pounds) can lower your risk for type 2 diabetes by more than half. If you have prediabetes, get your blood glucose checked every year by a doctor or nurse.4 


How is diabetes treated?
Diabetes treatment includes managing your blood sugar levels to control your symptoms. You can help control your blood sugar levels by eating healthy and getting regular physical activity.

With type 1 diabetes, you also will need to take insulin through shots or an insulin pump. Insulin cannot be taken as a pill.

Type 2 diabetes treatment also may include taking medicine to control your blood sugar. Over time, people with type 2 diabetes make less and less of their own insulin. This may mean that you will need to increase your medicines or start taking insulin shots to keep your diabetes in control.

Learn more about controlling diabetes at the National Diabetes Education Program website.

Is there anything I can do to prevent type 1 diabetes?
Researchers do not know how to prevent type 1 diabetes. Researchers are still looking for ways to prevent type 1 diabetes in women and girls by studying their close relatives who have diabetes.

Is there anything I can do to prevent type 2 diabetes?
Yes. Many studies, including the large Diabetes Prevention Program study, have proven that you can prevent diabetes by losing weight. Weight loss through healthy eating and more physical activity improves the way your body uses insulin and glucose.

  • Weight loss. Obesity is a leading risk factor for diabetes. Calculate your BMI to see whether you’re at a healthy weight. If you’re overweight or obese, start making small changes to your eating habits and get more physical activity. Even a small amount of weight loss (7%, or about 14 pounds for a 200-pound woman) can delay or even prevent type 2 diabetes.
  • Eating healthy. Choose vegetables, whole grains (such as whole wheat or rye bread, whole grain cereal, or brown rice), beans, and fruit. Read food labels to help you choose foods low in saturated fat, trans fat, and sodium. Limit processed foods and sugary foods and drinks.
  • Getting active. Aim for 30 minutes of physical activity most days of the week and limit the amount of time you spend sitting.

Is it safe for women with diabetes to get pregnant?
Yes. If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you can have a healthy pregnancy. If you have diabetes and you want to have a baby, you need to plan ahead, before you get pregnant.

Talk to your doctor before you get pregnant. He or she can talk to you about steps you can take to keep your baby healthy. This may include a diabetes education program to help you better understand your diabetes and how to control it during pregnancy.


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You’re At A Crossroads Right Now
And you really just have two options… Leading to two very different lives… One, a lifetime of energy and passion for life, where you are no longer shackled to diabetes, the medications, the finger pricks and test strips…

The other… Well, the other is just a continuation of the life you have now…

So, listen closely as I tell you what your two options are so you can make the right choice for you…

OPTION #1: You can choose to do exactly what the mainstream ‘healthcare’ system want you to do, and carry on taking your meds and trying to ‘manage’ your condition… trapped on the medication merry-go-round, remember? That’s how Big Medicine works. It locks you into a lifetime of drug dependency.

Big Pharma makes the most profit by having people dependent on their medications for life, buying new prescription refills month after month.

Do you really want to play with your health, and potentially lose a hand or a foot, go blind, or suffer a devastating stroke that could leave you paralyzed, brain damaged, and consigned to a wheelchair for the rest of your life, unable to function, or even talk?


If you continue doing what you’re doing, it’s inevitable that you will eventually develop serious complications such as blindness, heart disease, stroke, nerve damage, kidney failure, and slow-to-heal sores that can lead to amputation.

It’s no joke that you could lose your leg. It happens to one in four diabetics. Diabetes is the leading cause of non-injury amputation, accounting for 70% of ALL lower limb amputations.

I’m not trying to scare you here.

These are the VERY REAL RISKS of doing nothing. Of not taking action. Of option 1.


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