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The ‘Type 2’ Diabetes: What Is It?

‘Type 2’ diabetes is a disease characterized by chronic hyperglycaemia, that is to say, by
too high a rate of glucose (sugar) in the blood. This disease usually occurs in adults, as
they grow older and also affects more obese or surplus weight individuals. The 30 Day
Diabetes Cure is an essential and viable option for good deliverance.

In a healthy individual, the glycemic control is by insulin, a hormone secreted by the
pancreas. Insulin allows the entry of sugar into cells so that it is used as fuel, especially in
muscles and the liver. In a person with ‘Type 2’ diabetes, the body becomes unable to
regulate blood sugar, that is to say the level of glucose in the blood. This is when blood
sugar rises (called hyperglycemia). In the long run, if blood glucose is lowered by
treatment, it can cause serious health problems, especially cardiovascular problems.

This chronic disease requires a personalized treatment and close monitoring by the
individual and their medical team/Practioner maybe necessary. The healthy lifestyle is the
foundation of effective treatment. If these habits are not enough to lower blood sugar
levels, medications can be used. The 30 Day Diabetes Cure is an essential and viable
option for good deliverance.

There are two main forms of diabetes, ‘Type 1’ and ‘Type 2’ diabetes, which are both,
characterized by chronic hyperglycaemia.

‘Type 1’ diabetes occurs in younger people and often appears in childhood. It is caused
by a destructive autoimmune condition of the pancreas that no longer produces insulin.
The cause is unknown and there appears to be no possible prevention currently. People
with these conditions are dependent on insulin, which should be administered by

As for ‘Type 2’ diabetes, which accounts for up to 90% of cases: this tends to occur later
in life. It is mainly due to a state of insulin resistance and is associated with overweight.

Disease up sharply…

The number of people with ‘Type 2’ diabetes is constantly increasing and this trend is
attributed to lifestyle "Western", which is associated with physical inactivity and the
obesity, and aging of the population. Globally, the ‘International Diabetes Federation’
predicts that the number of diabetics could grow from 285 million in 2010 to 438 million
in 2030. The 30 Day Diabetes Cure is an essential and viable option for good
Canada, 2009, 6% of people aged over 12 reported being diabetic. This rate increases
with age to nearly 18% among those 65 and older. In total, more than 9 million
Canadians suffer from diabetes or pre-diabetes, including 650,000 Quebecers. In
addition, many cases of diabetes are unknown because they are not detected.

‘Type 2’ diabetes usually occurs after age 40 years, but now reaching more and more
children and adolescents, because obesity is affecting more and more young people. The
30 Day Diabetes Cure is an essential and viable option for good deliverance.


Diabetes results from a combination of genetic and environmental factors, as well as
factors related to lifestyle. In general, each person has a genetic background that
predisposes them to suffer from diabetes or instead protects. Researchers are now aware
of more genes that make an individual’s risk of developing ‘Type 2’ diabetes likely. In
people genetically predisposed to the disease, it is usually overweight and especially fat
accumulation in the organs of the abdomen that lead to insulin resistance, the first step
toward ‘Type 2’ diabetes.

Initially, to overcome the resistance to insulin, the pancreas starts producing more insulin.
However, over time, the pancreas becomes exhausted and insulin secretion decreases. So
there is a relative lack of insulin and blood sugar remains high continuously.

‘Type 2’ diabetes is the result of two phenomena: first, an insulin resistance, then the
exhaustion of the pancreas. The 30 Day Diabetes Cure is an essential and viable option
for good deliverance.


As ‘Type 2’ diabetes is rarely accompanied by symptoms in its early stages, it is often
discovered incidentally during a routine medical examination.

Blood glucose test can detect: a fasting glucose test or random, and sometimes a glucose
tolerance test. The latter test is a blood sugar reading 2 hours after eating a sweet juice
containing 75 g of glucose. Often, the fasting glucose rises gradually over the years and
moves from a normal to an intermediate state of pre-diabetes and diabetes on the

Blood glucose levels can be measured by a blood test or estimated using a glucose meter
(glucometer), which analyzes blood glucose levels on a drop of blood from the fingertip.

Although the results are normal, it is usually recommended to take these exams at regular
intervals to detect the disease early. The 30 Day Diabetes Cure is an essential and viable
option for good deliverance.

For information on the acute complications (hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia caused by
the adjustment of the treatment of hyperglycemia and hyperosmolar syndrome in diabetic
untreated), see our fact sheet Diabetes (Overview).

In the long term, many diabetics see their health deteriorate because of their illness,
especially gradually and chronically the nerves and blood vessels that includes mainly the
eyes and kidneys. Diabetes can be the cause of cardiovascular disease, an irreversible
vision loss, and pain due to nerve damage or kidney failure. For more information, see
our fact sheet Diabetes Complications. The 30 Day Diabetes Cure is an essential and
viable option for good deliverance.

Symptoms of ‘Type 2’ diabetes

At first, the ‘Type 2’ diabetes has few or no symptoms. It can go unnoticed for many
years. Some patients may have symptoms caused by hyperglycemia, such as:

      Frequent urination, especially at night. The kidneys produce more urine to try to
       eliminate the excess glucose in the blood.
      An increase in hunger and thirst, with dry mouth.
      Excessive sleepiness, which is noticeable especially after meals.
      Blurred vision.
      Bacterial infections or fungus most frequently (urinary infections, vaginitis, etc.).

People at risk…

Those individuals with a first-degree relative (mother, father, brother or sister) with
diabetes type 2. The obese or overweight, particularly if body fat is concentrated in the
abdomen rather than the hips and thighs. Indeed, fat lodged in the abdominal organs
(especially liver) is one of the negatives initiating the ineffective function of insulin. Over
80% of ‘Type 2’ diabetes has an overweight issue.

Some populations are most at risk, including Africans, Latin Americans, Asians and
indigenous peoples of North America. The 30 Day Diabetes Cure is an essential and
viable option for good deliverance.

Risk Factors…

      Having become over 40 years old. ‘Type 2’ diabetes is most common in adults,
       and its prevalence increases with age.
      Having a sedentary lifestyle and consume too many calories.
      For women, that has suffered from gestational diabetes ‘GDM’ or giving birth to a
       baby weighing over 4 kg.
      Have metabolic syndrome . Clinically, the doctor will assess the following factors
       (3 sufficient for the diagnosis of this syndrome):
a:       An obese abdomen, determined by measuring waist circumference;
b:       High levels of blood triglycerides;
c:       Low blood levels of HDL ("good" cholesterol);
d:       A high blood pressure;
e:       High blood sugar on an empty stomach.

Prevention of ‘Type 2’ diabetes…

Screening Measures:

The need for screening of diabetes in the absence of symptoms will be assessed with the

The more we detect the disease early - even before symptoms appear - and before we
intervene to restore normal blood sugar levels, the greater the risk of complications is
decreasing (cardiovascular, ocular, kidney or neurological, etc.). There is increasing
evidence of the effectiveness of early intervention. The 30 Day Diabetes Cure is an
essential and viable option for good deliverance.

The recommendations of the ‘Canadian Diabetes Association’, referred to by the 39

     1. Assessing the risk of diabetes in adults should be made by the physician during
        the annual review.
     2. A fasting blood glucose test should be undertaken every 3 years for all adults
        from 40 years, symptoms or not.
     3. This screening should be done earlier or more frequently if risk factors were
     4. A glucose tolerance test can be done to further analyze in order to establish the
     5. Screening for the disease in high-risk children every 2 years is recommended.

Basic safety precautions…

        Weight control, healthy eating and exercise.

‘Type 2’ diabetes can be prevented by simple means. One study, the Diabetes Prevention
Program showed that individuals at risk who practiced 30 minutes a day of physical
activity and who had managed to lose 5% to 7% of their weight decreased by 58% their
risk of developing diabetes. The 30 Day Diabetes Cure is an essential and viable option
for good deliverance.

Overweight has the effect of increasing insulin requirements and overworks the pancreas.
It is through the body mass index (BMI) that determines the weight and thus a person's
health. Calculate your own using our test body mass index (BMI) and waist
circumference. This is not to aim for a healthy weight at any cost, but a weight loss of 5%
to 10% in 6 months can already achieve significant health benefits.

A healthy and varied diet helps maintain a healthy weight. It also helps maintain a stable
blood sugar throughout the day, and a good blood pressure. To do this, eat as much as
possible 3 meals daily at regular times, avoid excess animal fat and added sugars
(glucose, fructose, dextrose, etc.). And prefer foods high in fiber. For an overview of
basic principles to follow, see How to eat well? The 30 Day Diabetes Cure is an
essential and viable option for good deliverance.

Regular physical activity also helps maintain a healthy weight or eliminate extra pounds
if necessary. In addition, being active makes sure that insulin is more effective. It is
recommended to be active at least ‘2h 30mins’ a week, dividing the physical activity
throughout the week, in periods of at least 10 minutes at a time (brisk walking,
swimming, jogging, cycling, etc.). It is important to go gradually and slowly increase the
duration and intensity of activity. Physical activity by itself can significantly reduce the
risk of becoming diabetic. For tips on ways to integrate activities into your daily routine,
see our Being fit section.

Measures to prevent complications…

It is important that the diabetes treatment is snug. By controlling blood sugar properly, it
prevents complications. To ensure that the treatment is effective, the regular self-
monitoring of blood glucose using a glucose meter and medical monitoring are essential.
Your doctor will use the glycated hemoglobin or glycosylated (HbA1c) in blood
(measured at least 2 times a year), which reflects the average blood glucose over the last
3 months. The 30 Day Diabetes Cure is an essential and viable option for good

Glycemic targets to aim to reflect good control:

      blood glucose of 4 mmol / l to 7 mmol / l before meals;
      blood glucose between 7 and 10 mmol / l two hours after meals;
      a glycated hemoglobin levels below 7%.

Also see our fact sheet Preventing Diabetes Complications.

Medical treatment of type 2 diabetes…

People with diabetes can expect to live active, independent and dynamic lives without
limitation. It is important to respect some basic principles, especially regarding:

      A proper diet;
      The adoption of an active lifestyle;
      Monitoring of blood glucose.
For more details about the lifestyle to adopt in case of ‘Type 2’ diabetes, see our fact
sheet Diabetes (Overview), in which you will find:

      A pattern of glucose uptake;
      A video showing how to use a meter;
      A table of glycemic optimal for adolescents and adults with diabetes;
      A power plan (on this subject, see also our fact sheet Special Diet: Diabetes).
      Suggestions for exercise;
      Ways to manage stress.

For some, the assiduous adherence to this lifestyle will be enough to control blood sugar
while for others it will also interfere with medications. The goal of treatment is to
maintain the concentration of glucose (sugar) in the blood within the normal range. The
means to achieve this vary from person to person. The 30 Day Diabetes Cure is an
essential and viable option for good deliverance.


No treatment can cure diabetes permanently. It is a chronic condition…lifelong treatment
is necessary. Adopting a better diet and regular physical activity, however, are a way of
treatment, and can help avoid the use of drugs. If these measures fail, doctors may
prescribe one or more of the following diabetes medicines, all of which have the effect of
reducing blood sugar and help control it. The 30 Day Diabetes Cure is an essential and
viable option for good deliverance.

      Metformin (Glucophage or Glumetza) is the cornerstone of treatment in the vast
       majority of ‘Type 2’ diabetes. Its action reduces resistance to insulin, which helps
       the body use glucose more efficiently, without risk of hypoglycemia. It also
       promotes weight loss.
      Drugs increasing the insulin (or insulin secretors) include sulfonylureas (Diabeta,
       Diamicron, Diabeta) and glinides (Starlix, GlucoNorm). They directly stimulate
       the production of insulin by the pancreas by different mechanisms. They are very
       effective in controlling blood sugar, but with the potential to cause hypoglycemia.
      The thiazolidinediones (or glitazones), a class of drugs including rosiglitazone
       (Avandia) and pioglitazone (Actos), improves blood sugar by reducing insulin
       resistance. These drugs are prescribed less in Canada and warnings have been
       issued by oversight agencies because of the risk of cardiac events and risk of
       fracture noted in certain populations. Please note that rosiglitazone-based drugs
       have been withdrawn from European market in late 2010 because of their adverse
       cardiovascular effects.
      The acarbose which is an inhibitor of alpha-glucosidase (Glucobay) has the effect
       of reducing the absorption of carbohydrates in the intestine. They must be taken
       with a meal to be effective and may cause bloating and flatulence caused by
       unabsorbed sugars.
      The incretin mimetic (or incretins) are a new family of drugs which include
       JANUVIA (sitagliptin), Byetta (exenatide), Onglyza (saxagliptin) and Victoza
       (liraglutide). They work by increasing insulin secretion after a meal, without
       causing hypoglycemia. Drugs administered orally (sitagliptin and saxagliptin)
       have a neutral effect on weight. The Victoza has recently appeared on the market,
       it is given by injection and is associated with weight loss. However, it is not
       indicated on the front line and its effects and its long-term safety is unknown.
      Drugs causing weight loss such as orlistat (Xenical) may be considered in people
       with diabetes suffering from obesity. They are useful for improving blood glucose
       for weight loss. However, their cost is high and they are not appropriate for all

The treatment with insulin injections is a very worthwhile option, although there are often
used after a failure to oral drugs. It can also be administered temporarily in case of
significant hyperglycemia, infection, hospitalization or surgery, for example. Indeed,
insulin injections may be necessary when the drugs are no longer sufficient, because
insulin secretion decreases with time in ‘Type 2’ diabetes. There is generally one
injection a day, often administered in the evening. Some people may also be treated with
an insulin pump. The 30 Day Diabetes Cure is an essential and viable option for good

The opinion of our medical…

If you have diabetes ‘Type 2’, you can exercise some control over your health by taking
an active part in your treatment. Diabetes is a disease demanding course, but with the
advantage for someone who has it can change the course of his illness by getting
involved in his treatment. You will reap benefits in the long term.

Tools to improve your blood sugar and many are adopting a healthy lifestyle is the
foundation of treatment. It is also important to regularly monitor your blood sugar. You'll
know immediately if your diabetes is well controlled or not. The frequency of checks
varies from person to person, but is expected to increase at least 1 week before meeting
with your doctor, to enable it to analyze changes in your blood glucose during the day
and to better adjust your treatment. In addition, prevention of diabetes complications
including passes by stopping smoking and controlling blood pressure and cholesterol that
your doctor will. The 30 Day Diabetes Cure is an essential and viable option for good

The goal is to achieve and maintain; an acceptable average blood glucose without
hypoglycemia. This average is reflected by the measurement of glycated hemoglobin.
You can ask your doctor that you do share your results so you know where you stand
against targets.

Finally, several avenues were explored to prevent this disease, including drugs. However,
it is simple maneuvers, healthy eating and exercise, which are most effective. These
recommendations are feasible and devoid of side effects, but more importantly, they
provide health benefits that go far beyond the prevention of the diabetes condition. The
30 Day Diabetes Cure is an essential and viable option for good deliverance.
Dr. Fabienne Langlois, endocrinologist.

Remember: -
Do not Die of Ignorance…!
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