Skip to comments.Fat-Fighting Drug Reverses Diabetes and Lowers Cholesterol
Posted on 08/30/2009 3:27:00 PM PDT by RolandTignor
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“What’s all this then?” ping.
Great news indeed for once.
That's a scary blood glucose reduction.
If the baseline was a normal glucose level. If they’re talking about grossly diabetic rats that’s another story.
I’m wondering if that’s over a period of time, or very rapidly. Seriously, when someone has an unregulated CBG of 275, then a 70% reduction might be a good thing.
What has my interest is how stomach surgery can change people’s Type II Diabetes (or metabolic syndrome) into a more normal range. Doesn’t seem to be totally related to weight loss, starts occurring right after the surgery.
Sign me up, and pass the pork rinds! :)
could be under the right circumstances
It’s already been invented...it’s called “Dietandexercise.”
Anyways, yes, this may be good news. Its a shame our modern lifestyles and eating habits are making us fat, but lets face it, we are never going to voluntarily change back, so something like this could be quite useful. I wonder what the exact mechanism, if it affects the metabolism, appetite, or both.
I am currently in the middle of a major weight loss diet (40 lbs, and I am a short guy!) So far, its been hard as heck, much harder than when I was young. I finally had to do a radical diet to get it working....
I agree. This might be good for Type ii Diabetes sufferers who are also obese but not much more.
You should look into the diet that people follow after the surgery. I believe the diet has something to do with the diabetes going away.
Also, low-carb/paleo works well.
“That’s a scary blood glucose reduction.”
It would be scary if your blood glucose were only about 125, but perfectly satisfactory if it were up in the range of 200 or so. At about 300 or so, the extremities start dying, blindness occurs, and the kidneys fail.
Cholesterol does NOT cause heart disease. High cholesterol is most likely a symptom of other factors, such as obesity, smoking, sedentary lifestyles, genetics, or other diseases. In fact, when studies are reviewed, and high-risk patients are removed, the majority of those who developed heart disease actually had LOW cholesterol. There are many studies coming to light now, in fact, that demonstrate that high cholesterol may be GOOD for you, and is your body’s response to other factors as a self-healing mechanism.
Dr. Ravnskov has taken a second look at the data that the pharma companies are manipulating to sell their statin drugs. When you read his findings at the link above, I’m sure your eyes will be widely opened. This is the biggest scam perpetrated on the public since Obama ran for election (actually, this was before that).
Under Obamacare this type of break through drug research will no longer be done as government regulators will never approve the cost of such drugs.
Post-gastric bypass people are told to push the protein anyway. . .it’s the effectively the Paleo diet. .
Not enough information from the article to know a dose related effect.
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