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Sugar & Diabetes: What Even Young, Fit People Need To Know

November is Diabetes Awareness month, and although most people are aware of the disease, for many it's still a somewhat abstract concern. Diabetes is often chalked up to genetics, deemed inevitable, or dismissed as something only old or extremely overweight people have to worry about - but this is far from the truth.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Metabolic syndrome (pre-diabetes) and diabetes are inflammatory diseases. It’s inflammation that causes both insulin resistance and the death of the beta cells in the pancreas. If you want to prevent the complications of diabetes (Alzheimer’s is one of them), then you should follow an anti-inflammatory diet for a lifetime.

 

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