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1 Discover how to beat Diabetes Report Six Mile Road Suite 160 Livonia, MI (734)

2 Discover How You Can Improve Your Integrative Wellness Centers Diabetes in Less Than a Month. A lifelong struggle with diabetes is not inevitable. Many patients with Type 2 Diabetes have experienced a reversal of their condition to where blood sugars have returned to near normal. This results from a better understanding of the disease and taking a natural approach to treatment and longterm management. Discover how you too can experience freedom from worry about the consequences of uncontrollable diabetes and having to take medications on a regular basis. Mainstream medicine has led you to believe that once you are diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, it is something you will have to live with for the rest of your life and things will get progressively worse to where you ll need to take insulin. They have led you to believe you must be on a strict regimen of oral medications and regular blood sugar monitoring. This will be a lifelong commitment if you are to avoid the consequences of unregulated blood sugar and the

3 Page 3 consequences can be devastating. Diabetes is the leading cause of: Blindness among adults ages Kidney failure Leg amputations 75,000 every year And is linked to: Erectile dysfunction Alzheimer s disease and dementia Metabolic syndrome which includes cardiovascular disease and cancer Poor wound healing especially in the legs and feet Unfortunately, taking medications can only help with a few of these complicationsbut realistically a natural healthy approach could potentially help with all of these complications. This is all baloney Yes, it s true you ll have to make a lifelong commitment, but it doesn t have to be a lifelong commitment to drugs and daily blood monitoring. We are here to help you stop this deadly cycle with us you ll enjoy a newfound sense of wellbeing, you ll find it easy to stick to your new regimen. You ll also enjoy the savings on otherwise costly meds and test strips. First of all, what is diabetes anyway?

4 Page 4 Diabetes is a catch-all term for abnormally elevated blood sugar. There is Type 1 Diabetes where the pancreas produces little or no insulin and multiple daily blood sugar tests and insulin injections are necessary just to stay alive. Type 2 Diabetes accounts for about 95% of all diabetes cases and is usually associated with being overweight. Blood sugar is elevated not because of lack of insulin but due to a diminished response to insulin. In other words, tissues and organs do not store the blood sugar properly despite the elevated insulin levels. Most people believe type 2 diabetes is genetic. Could you have been born with a genetic fate to develop Type 2 Diabetes? Absolutely. However, this is just one factor involved in your developing diabetes. You can certainly have the genetic potential to develop Type 2 Diabetes, but other factors such as lifestyle choices, diet, exercise, ability to handle stress, etc. are much more important in determining whether or not you express that genetic potential. In other words, if you make the right choices you have the ability to influence the way your genes are expressed. You do have control. More insulin is not the answer for Type 2 Diabetes. Adding insulin, or taking medicines that increase insulin secretion will lower blood sugar, but not by much and not for long. Raised insulin levels, together with high blood sugar,

5 Page 5 damages the linings of the blood vessels. This is the underlying cause of the eventual tissue and organ failures resulting from untreated diabetes like heart disease and amputation of feet and legs. It is important to understand that The pancreas and insulin are not the only hormone and organ responsible for blood sugar regulation. Yes, your pancreas and insulin are the key mechanism in regulating your blood sugar, but there are other organs and hormones involved that need to be evaluated in order to find the cause of the rise in blood sugars. In fact, in the time I ve been working with type 2 diabetics, I and other researchers, have rarely found the pancreas to be the main issue. The four main organs that play a role in regulating blood sugar andtherefore could be involved in your type 2 diabetes are: the Liver, Pancreas, Adrenal Glands, and Thyroid. When was the last time you had these organs function evaluated or had the appropriate tests to find out if they have any impact on your disease? Did you know that insulin at high levels: Can cause you to gain weight Can cause more insulin resistance, therefore perpetuating your disease

6 Page 6 Can cause your blood pressure to increase Can cause cardio-vascular disease If you re taking insulin right now, there s a reason for it. And the truth is right now you may need it, but there s more to work on. Some of the More Common Diabetes Medications Medication (generic/ brand) Metformin (Glucophage) Glipizide (Glucotrol) Gliburide (Micronase, DiaBeta) Tolazamide (Tolinase) Pioglitazone (Actos) Rosiglitazone (Avandia) Migitol (Glyset) Acarbose (Precose) Action Keeps the liver from releasing too much glucose into the blood. Helps the pancreas beta islet cells make more insulin. Makes muscle cells more sensitive to insulin. Slows digestion of carbohydrates so after meal peaks These medications do have their place in treating Type 2 Diabetes. They are a useful starting point, especially when blood sugars are higher than 200mg/dl. But taking these drugs that stimulate insulin secretion and hold back release of sugar from the liver do not address the root cause of the

7 Page 7 problem. Remember, you are looking to reverse your Type 2 Diabetes. Patients who continue to take meds will find them less effective over time. This is particularly true with insulin stimulators since they increase fat production. More fat means more insulin resistance. You can see how the problem begins to snowball. Diabetes progress reversal starts with weight loss. The first step in reversing type 2 diabetes is weight loss. Losing weight makes your fat tissue more sensitive to insulin. Unfortunately because most diabetics organs are malfunctioning and their hormones are so out of balance they find it near impossible to lose weight. You might have lost, maybe 20 pounds, and then stopped and couldn t lose any more weight no matter how you dieted or beat yourself up at the gym. Here are some of the common underlying conditions that make weight loss difficult and need to be investigated and treated if detected: Thyroid deficiency or imbalance Chronic inflammation Allergies Impaired liver function or toxicity Exaggerated insulin response Excessive cortisol production by the adrenals

8 Page 8 Chronic exposure to toxic substances Even the regular use of some medications! Unfortunately most general practitioners and even specialists like endocrinologists will not take the time to discover the cause of your difficulty in losing weight. The normal recommendation given by most doctors is, work harder and eat less. Although we agree diet and exercise are important to weight loss, these other underlying factors need to be addressed or it may be harder than it should be to lose weight and keep it off. Not All Doctors Know How to Work with Type 2 Diabetes Many type 2 diabetics go from doctor to doctor thinking that one day they will find the one who will give them the answer they have been looking for. What most type 2 diabetics don t understand is that type 2 diabetes is largely treated based on a standard of care. That standard of care dictates prescribing certain drugs for type 2 diabetics. There is a place for medication, but the cause of the problem must be identified otherwise you only cover up the symptoms and the cause will continue to fester into additional health problems. This is one reason type 2 diabetics gets worse over time, because the cause of the problem continues to tear away at the body s vital functions. Since the majority of treatments for type 2 diabetics do not correct the true cause of the problem, logic says your type 2 diabetes will probably get worse. You ll likely be given more and more drugs until one day your type 2

9 Page 9 diabetes gets to a point where you ll need insulin, if you are not already at this stage. New approach to weight loss and diabetes offers hope to patients fed up with traditional clinical practices. Whether you think your problem is with diabetes or weight loss, we are doctors who have acknowledged the work of researchers on natural treatments for type 2 diabetes and the multiple factor approach to weight loss and diabetes. Introducing Real Health Care! Our approach is different from the usual scenario of going to a doctor s office for a history and physical and lab tests and in the end, prescribed typical drug regimens based on a one size fits all approach. We actually take time to listen to you, do a thorough history, discuss your challenges, treat you as an individual with unique problems and concerns. We evaluate your lifestyle and environment, look at and test the various systems of your body that might be involved and actually create a program of care designed to help you lose weight and decrease your need for medications. As an individual without any medical training or clinical background, you might not be aware of some critical information that could change the course of your disease like: What types of foods you may have a sensitivity to causing it to be difficult to lose weight

10 Page 10 Which foods have been proven best in managing type 2 diabetes What foods you should definitely avoid What signs and symptoms give clue to hormonal balances How to select the laboratory tests that provide the big picture approach to proper treatment When you can safely discontinue taking diabetes medications What would a good exercise program consist of How to rid your body of toxins that might hinder progress towards wellness Other therapies proven effective in diabetes and weight management. Take action today and reclaim your life because you deserve...to live the life of your dreams..have good health for the rest of your life..not to worry about the complications of diabetes..to achieve a healthy weight..have balanced hormones which will allow you to sleep soundly and have more energy. Contact us today to schedule your FREE Diabetes Consultation. We have limited space available, call us today at (734) and start your journey to getting and staying well.

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