Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is an insulin deficiency that results in elevated blood sugar level. This deficiency affects the metabolism of carbohydrates, protein, and fat, often resulting in an increase in the incidence of infections.
Uncontrolled DM can lead to changes in the blood vessels resulting in hypertension, decreased circulation causing kidney, nerve, and eye issues.
Type I: Begins in childhood. controlled by daily insulin injections. The pancreas is unable to produce sufficient insulin
Type II: Occurs in adulthood. obesity is a high risk factor. The pancreas is functioning properly, but the body is unable to process it efficiently. Can be reversed by diet and weight loss.
What To Do:
Maximize: fresh organic fruits, vegetables, legumes, and unrefined grains - helps regulate blood sugar and boost the immune system. Omega-3 fatty acids; fish, flax, pumpkin seeds, and soybean products increase blood circulation
Minimize: dairy products, potatoes, dried fruit, sugar (except stevia and raw honey), fat and oils (except extra virgin olive oil), refined foods, caffeine in tea, coffee, and soda drinks
2 apples, 1 pear, washed and cut into pieces
3 beets, scrubbed and washed
1/2 lemon, peeled
1/2" piece of ginger root
To juice: add 1 tsp of herbs and up to 2 tsp of 'other' ingredients to your juice
Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body.