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WARNING! type 2 diabetes physiology Could Actually Kill You!

type 2 diabetes physiology
type 2 diabetes physiology

WARNING! Think your Diabetes Treatment is safe? It Could Actually Kill type 2 diabetes physiology Most people don't even know how close they are to developing diabetes

That mechanism then not only will you know how to reverse diabetes and all those conditions naturally but you'll also understand why most standard treatment actually makes it worse

type 2 diabetes physiology Could Actually Kill You


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So you don't miss anything that is diabetes and insulin resistance really well diabetes is when you have high blood sugar and that's because you have an insulin problem insulin is a hormone that helps lower blood sugar by helping the sugar get from the bloodstream and into the cell

So there are two kinds you can have no insulin-like in type 1 diabetes the glucose is high because there's no insulin to help guide that sugar out of the bloodstream



But you could also have in type 2 diabetes you could have high glucose even though you have too much insulin because the insulin isn't getting the job done so in type 1 diabetes it's pretty simple because if they don't have insulin you give them some.


And the problem is pretty much solved but if you already have too much insulin and you give somebody more then what happens that's what we need to understand because that can be the difference between life and death


 If you look up insulin resistance you will read that treatment can help but insulin resistance can't be cured what kind of treatment are they talking about how can treatment help


Pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes made easy



Well, successful treatment means that you spend a quarter-million dollars from age 50 to age 70 if you get it when you're 50 and you will live 10 years shorter than average and you have a bunch of complications along the way



That doesn't sound like really great success in treatment to me but the problem is that they're successful in treating what they're aiming to treat but there's really two problems so the first problem that they are treating is
high blood sugar

And the second problem that they're not treating is insulin resistance the blood sugar can cause microvessel disease and that means the tiny blood vessels in your body swell and they cause damage and that's the leading cause of blindness kidney failure amputation and neuropathy


So those are nasty things, of course, we want to treat those but insulin is also a problem high insulin leads to
insulin resistance which leads to metabolic syndrome which is associated with belly fat fatty liver obesity heart disease hypertension stroke


And dementia so here's the critical thing to understand is yes these things are bad but in treating these the way they do they're causing more of that they're reducing and handling these to some degree but in the process they're making all of this worse that's a pretty bold statement treatment for type 2 diabetes makes type 2 diabetes worse

How is that possible it's because every treatment is focused on symptoms rather than the root cause and very often when we focus on symptoms we allow the actual problem to keep getting worse the other problem with treating symptoms


Is that oftentimes as soon as a symptom is somewhat changed they feel that it's under control I can't tell you how many times I've sat down with the patient and I cringe when they tell me that yes they have diabetes they have high blood pressure.


But it's under control they're taking medication to suppress the symptoms so there's nothing to worry about and their only issue is that they came in with some neck pain or shoulder pain and they really believe that it's nothing to worry about because the doctor told them.


that and the doctor is acting under the standard of care which says that all we have to do is to lower bloo sugar if you look up insulin resistance you will also read that insulin resistance is when the body stops responding normally to insulin.


and that's true but the question is why does the body stop responding normally to insulin and the answer is going to depend on how we view the body if we think that the body is random and stupid.


then the answer could be that well things like that happen sometimes go ahead and put down in the comments if you've ever heard that from your doctor sometimes things like that just happen but we're going to get a different answer

type 2 diabetes physiology 

type 2 if we assume or understand that the body so diabetes physiology is supremely intelligent and precise because then there must be a really good reason why the body stops responding to insulin so now we need to understand something called adaptive physiology and it's a big word but don't worry it's really really simple two.


  it just means your body is processing a whole bunch of information about a billion bits of information every second and it constantly makes small adaptations it makes small changes to adapt to changes in the environment.


so here are some examples what happens if
you walk barefoot for an extended period of time your the body makes thicker skin to protect your feet when I was a kid and school was out for 10 weeks


during that time I hardly ever wore shoes and at the beginning of the summer my feet were super tender and I could barely walk carefully across the stone tiles in front of the house.

  but a few weeks into summer break I could run across those stone tiles as if it was soft as grass my body had adapted and it does this all the time it makes smart changes to make you function better if you play a lot of guitars.


then you get calluses so that you can play more without hurting if you lift weights your body is going to make more muscles it's going to hypertrophy.


so that you can handle that better that's adaptive physiology if you spend some time at high altitude then there is less oxygen in the air so your body senses the need for more oxygen-carrying capacity.


so it starts manufacturing more red blood cells so that you get better at delivering oxygen when there is less of it how amazing is that does that sound random and stupid does that sound like sometimes those things just happen.


no of course not everything in the body is on purpose whenever there is less of something your body up-regulates it gets better at using that thing it becomes more sensitive to it whenever there is too much of
something you like insulin your body down-regulates.


and in a sense, it becomes resistant to it insulin resistance that's how it works and most people don't realize that the very word disease is actually disease ease is.


when you have balance equilibrium homeostasis in your body and this is when you have an imbalance and all it is it's an adaptation because your body has changed because something in the environment changed and if we change that thing back then the body changes back let's look at.


what has changed why does a smart thing like the body start resisting insulin well historically there's always
been times of more food called feast and times of less food called a famine and during the time of feast when there's more food we fill up our stores and during that time insulin is high.

because insulin is the storage hormone and obviously during the times of less food or famine then we can start using what we have.

stored and the body doesn't just use things for energy it uses it for building blocks and when food is in low supply the body.


goes into something called autophagy where proteins and amino acids become precious so the body starts going around the body and recycling so in a sense it starts to clean out the pantry it gets really really good at
using that stuff and during that time the insulin is very low so we've always had periods of filling up the pantry and cleaning out the pantry.


type two diabetes diet for adults

that's always been like that until the last 50 to 70 years since 1950 in the prosperous part of the world there has never been any famine so we have pretty much a constant feast and historically we used to have maybe one to two meals like very ancient times our ancestors but then since about 1950 we had a steady three meals a day.


but then in the last few decades, we've gone from three meals a day to six or more meals a day and the more
often we eat the more often we're in storage mode on top of that they tell us to eat low fat which is less sustaining it.

doesn't sustain us for as long it's less satiating so now that makes us eat even more so most people are snacking up to eight times a day and under these circumstances now we're in a feast we're constantly
storing.

we're always at a high insulin level preparing for a famine that never comes so we never have a chance to clean out the pantry and during these times the only intelligent thing to do for the body is to start developing insulin resistance.


so that we might have a little bit of a chance to stop cramming that pantry fuller and fuller but then clever people invent tricks to make the cell accept more anyway to make the insulin do its job anyway and those tricks are things like insulin drugs and insulin stimulating drugs.

so now the cell says I don't want anymore but the drugs keep cramming them even fuller and in the process, they're making the cell even more insulin resistance driving metabolic syndrome even further.


but let's take a look at the 20 years that we have before we would need the drug if you have a normal blood sugar initially of 90 fasting blood sugar of 90 and fasting insulin of three then these variables are in balance
you're very insulin sensitive and even if you ate an occasional high carb meal or even sugar then your body would know what to do with that.


you had a functioning carbohydrate tolerance a carbohydrate processing machine and you would use some for energy and whatever you didn't use at the moment you would store away and if this only happened once in a while then you could go back and clean out the pantry and use that energy later on but if you live in the modern world and you eat six to eight meals a day and you eat low fat and high carb now you keep pushing that insulin up.


and let's say after seven more years you check your blood sugar again and your blood sugar is about the same and you're thinking hey great I'm doing fine because you never measured fasting.

What is the physiology of diabetes?


insulin and you don't understand adaptive physiology but if you did understand type 2  and you did measure it diabetes you now see that you have three times more insulin it's the body has to work three times harder to keep the blood sugar down it's useless to measure blood sugar because it's a controlled variable the body works.
very hard at suppressing and controlling that at a safe level but if we understand adaptive physiology then we understand that your body has moved quite far away from homeostasis.


now let's go a few more years into the future and year 15 you get another blood test and your doctor looks at the blood sugar and he says great job it's normal and he congratulates you on your symptom-free health.


but if they understood and measured physiology the insulin now we would see that your insulin resistance is at a steady incline and then finally somewhere around year 20.

 now we measure the blood sugar and it's not normal now you're a full-blown diabetic because even this enormous amount of insulin can no longer keep the blood sugar under control the cells are.


so insulin resistant that even very large amounts of insulin will not get the job done but even if they measured your fasting insulin along the way chances are that they wouldn't do anything about it.

because the normal range is considered all the way from 3 to 24.6, in other words, you have to be a full-blown diabetic or you have to be bordering on full-blown diabetic.


before your insulin is considered high does that sound normal to you that you could have 800 percent more insulin than the insulin-sensitive person and they think that you're doing just fine and then?

they think that oh this just happened suddenly he was fine last year and now all of a sudden he's a diabetic no it takes years it takes decades to get to that point unless you start feeding kids sugar in large amount at a very early age then you can destroy this carbohydrate handling system.


you can create a fatty liver in pre-teenagers and this is why they're generally considered that treatment can help and they're talking about blood sugar but there is no cure because they're not treating the root cause which is insulin they just add more and that's why it's so key to understand physiology and adaptation.


because once we understand that it's nothing more than an adaptation all we have to do is undo the adaptation we have to stop putting the things in the body that created the problem and what are those things they are in order number one high fructose corn syrup which has 55 fructose but a lot of people think that oh well high fructose corn syrup is.

bad but sugar is good well they're virtually identical this one's five percent worse right but sugar still has 50 fructose which is the substance that destroys the liver causes fatty liver three is processed food four is frequent meals and five is carbohydrates.

in general, unfortunately, the standard medical treatment is to focus on blood sugar while ignoring or missing the point on most of what causes these adaptations, and if you understand that.


then you understand why the treatment is actually killing people but if you instead understand how to undo the adaptation if you understand that these things force the body to make changes and if we undo these things the body will change back to normal.

now not only can you reverse this naturally but you also have no side effects, in fact, all you have are bonuses
bonuses like healthy weight healthy energy and feeling better overall.

now there's a lot to understand about each of these five items these five issues so rather than trying to cover that here


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