The Best Years in Life) Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which blood-sugar (glucose) levels are above normal—either the body doesn’t produce enough of the hormone insulin, which breaks down sugar in the blood, or it cannot utilize its own insulin properly. Diabetes can cause serious health complications including blindness, kidney failure, heart disease, and even limb loss. The good news is that if you are one of the 20.8 million Americans struggling with diabetes (type 1 and type 2 combined) there are natural approaches to help avoid these life-threatening conditions.
It is true that “iodine is a key element in fighting diabetes” and so is chromium.
Those ‘iodine doctors’ give huge doses of iodine per day to their diabetes patients.
I don’t find that necessary.
If taking iodine one should also take selenium.
‘You Don’t Know The Definition Of Brilliant Until You’ve Seen A Child Whose Been Born With Iodine’
According to a recent study the latest “magic bullet” drug therapy for diabetes and heart disease does not come close to working as advertised. In fact, researchers found that the combination of the high blood pressure drug valsartan and the anti-diabetes drug nateglinide failed to reduce the risk of heart attack at all and valsartan was only slightly successful in slowing the development of type II diabetes.
Lead researcher Robert M Califf from Duke University School of Medicine stated: “This is a sobering confirmation of the need to continue to focus on lifestyle improvements.”