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Diabetes may begin more than 20 years before diagnosis
Science Daily/Diabetologia ^ | October 4, 2018 | Dr Hiroyuki Sagesaka and Professor Mitsuhisa Komatsu

Posted on 10/07/2018 6:40:13 PM PDT by ConservativeMind

Early signs of type 2 diabetes can be identified more than 20 years before diagnosis, according to new research presented at this year's European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting in Berlin, Germany (1-5 October).

The Japanese study tracked over 27,000 non-diabetic adults (average age 49 years) between 2005 and 2016 and found that increased fasting glucose, higher body mass index (BMI) and impaired insulin sensitivity were detectable up to 10 years before the diagnosis of diabetes as well as prediabetes.

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"As the vast majority of people with type 2 diabetes go through the stage of prediabetes, our findings suggest that elevated metabolic markers for diabetes are detectable more than 20 years before its diagnosis," says Dr Hiroyuki Sagesaka from Aizawa Hospital in Matsumoto, Japan.

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In particular, BMI, fasting glucose, and insulin resistance were increased up to 10 years before diagnosis, and these differences widened over time.

(Excerpt) Read more at sciencedaily.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: bmi; diabetes; dm; fastingglucose; insulinresistance; obesity
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1 posted on 10/07/2018 6:40:13 PM PDT by ConservativeMind
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2 posted on 10/07/2018 6:43:14 PM PDT by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: ConservativeMind

You CAN get your insulin under control again, you just think you can’t.

Even if you REALLY relish eating, if you started gradually, you COULD start fasting, and your apetite would go waaaaay down.

One day they said, “We gotta test your triglycerides in a fasted state, so come at noon tomorrow without having eaten anything...”

I though I’d die. I had that test and then stuffed myself immediatley.

Later I thought, “Hey maybe tomorrow I’ll slip breakfast again, just like I did this morning...”

I did it and it was easier; I started pushing lunch back more, then more and more.

After a month I was at One Meal A Day —OMAD. And I found out that tens of thousands of other people have been doing that for years, even decades.

Know that funny, ripped NFL guy from Idiocracy and SpeedStick commercials..?

That guy has been OMAD for 15 years, and you can be, too.

You can do it.


3 posted on 10/07/2018 6:44:58 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: ConservativeMind

Several years ago a German doctor came up to my bed in the V.A. hospital and said if I lost 150lbs the diabetes would go away. So I said okay, do you lose 150lbs.?


4 posted on 10/07/2018 6:52:04 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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LOL. I heard this lecture 20 years ago.


5 posted on 10/07/2018 6:52:30 PM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.B)
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How do you lose 150 lbs.? Take a walk in the park and don’t come back. Seriously. I’ll be here all week. Oh, your’e serious? OK. Try not eating for a few months.


6 posted on 10/07/2018 6:55:13 PM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.B)
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IOW, obesity isn’t the cause, it’s a symptom.

The metabolic disorder, and the insulin resistance, happen first, before the weight gain.


7 posted on 10/07/2018 6:59:54 PM PDT by jdege
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You can fast. You can go to low carbs. Or you can just kick corn, sugar, and wheat out of your diet. They all work. You will lose weight. Your triglycerides will fall to almost nothing. Your cholesterol will go down. And your blood sugar will be perfectly under control without medication.

The one thing that doesn’t work is moderation. That is crap. Moderation is allowing yourself to eat high fructose and glucose all day in different forms. The food industry and the drug industry will love you. But your life will suck.


8 posted on 10/07/2018 7:02:12 PM PDT by poinq
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I was hoping someone would post that.


9 posted on 10/07/2018 7:02:26 PM PDT by LukeL
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World record weight loss:

A Scottish man of 30 years or so weighed 350 pounds.

In a SINGLE fast with just water and vitamins, 1.3 years later he weighed just 180 pounds.


10 posted on 10/07/2018 7:02:29 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: wastoute

The Bergen-Belsen diet?


11 posted on 10/07/2018 7:03:24 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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I lost 60lbs pretty much effortlessy just by cutting out sugar and carbs. Started out with cutting anything that had added sugar on the ingredients list. Then cut one carb loaded food type out of my life while finding a replacement food/recipes. Potatoes, then rice, the wheat, etc.

Kept it off but want to lose more so I started fasting 2 days a week. It’s been a full month and people are starting to notice that I’m losing weight again.


12 posted on 10/07/2018 7:05:01 PM PDT by Valpal1
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For me it’s wheat.

If I cut wheat out of my diet, the pounds just fall off.

I even ate rice, oats, and corn (popcorn).

Do more meats and low carb veggies, eat those first to fill up on, THEN do the carbs. You won’t eat as many carbs and your blood sugar will begin to adjust and the weight will come off.

Exercise also helps.


13 posted on 10/07/2018 7:06:26 PM PDT by metmom ( ...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith......)
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From my perspective there are 4 things that we all should do. Nutrition eat the proper foods, Exercise, Sleep and Supplement.


14 posted on 10/07/2018 7:13:39 PM PDT by LoveMyFreedom
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If you are overweight by twice what you should be you really can stop eating for months. Dick Gregory.


15 posted on 10/07/2018 7:22:01 PM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.B)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That’s sounds familiar, being told about the weight.

My fasting glucose is 94, I think.

I’ve read that the vast majority who have that number go on to get diabetes.

But at my weight, if it takes 20 years i’ll be dead and it won’t matter :)

Seriously, God has blessed me with good genes and I am pressing my luck.

But I’m not a candidate for weight loss surgery as I have a prior head injury that makes any surgery much more difficult.

And I just don’t want it anyway.

It is what it is.


16 posted on 10/07/2018 7:38:35 PM PDT by dp0622 (The Left should know if Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR!)
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Well ya yanked me FRiend. Knew the name Bergen-Belsen just couldn’t place it.

Was curious if there was another diet besides the Ketogenic Diet that actually cured diabetes.....and many other things

I’m diabetes free now. The Keto Diet didn’t work til I Allowed myself to do it under a nutritionists supervision. Something pharma doesn’t want you to know about as they don’t make any money off you being sick..

Oh, think I’ll have some ice cream


17 posted on 10/07/2018 7:41:18 PM PDT by jcon40 (The other post before yours really nails it for me. I have been a DOithS / PC guy forever and alway)
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For me it’s wheat.

If I cut wheat out of my diet, the pounds just fall off.

I even ate rice, oats, and corn (popcorn).


Corn on the cob and popcorn are not bad. What is bad is corn syrup and corn starch. As well as things made out of powdered corn like corn chips or corn bread. Whole wheats are ok like barley in soup. That does not mean flour made out of whole wheat. It means you are eating the grain as a whole. Like popcorn. Or whole oats. Or whole rice. In this form your body will allow most of it to pass right through you. But if its made into flour first, it will stick to your intestinal walls and be absorbed into your blood stream as sugar.


18 posted on 10/07/2018 7:41:55 PM PDT by poinq
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I went on the Nutrisystem diet. Lost 8 lbs. in the first 10 days and was hungry all the time. Body adjusted but the freedom to eat anytime is not good. The dit has variety but SMALL portions.


19 posted on 10/07/2018 7:53:28 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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I agree, which is why the whole ‘breakfast is the most important meal of the day’ bs is just that - bs. If you have little body fat, and limited glycogen reserves, you will have trouble skipping meals. Otherwise, it's generally not a big deal. Further, skipping breakfast and lunch is best, because those are generally the hours during which you are working and are occupied - thus thinking less about hunger. Eating dinner then satiates you until you go to bed - and you obviously won't be thinking about eating while you're sleeping.

I'm not saying this is good for everyone, but I absolutely do believe that in order to substantively lose weight one must kick your body's ‘butt’ to retune your metabolism and get things moving in the right direction. Plus, it's motivating. When you are ‘gradually dieting’, and see little progress, you are much more susceptible to cheating on that diet. When you are successfully losing weight, you want to keep going.

20 posted on 10/07/2018 8:06:24 PM PDT by neverevergiveup
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