Consumption of lower-GI foods and physical fitness will contribute to decreased insulin secretion and resistance, respectively. For patients who receive treatment for this syndrome, insulin regulation is indicated. Borrowing from our knowledge of treating diabetes with natural medicines, many of the same treatment principles may be applied as part of this treatment regimen, including consumption of specific nutrients via diet or supplementation. The remainder of this chapter concentrates on supplementation and exercise.
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All you need is a proper diet of fresh fruits and vegetables and get plenty of exercise and you'll be fine. Ever heard those words from your doctor? If that's all heshe recommends then you're missing out an important ingredient for health that he's not telling you. Fact is that you can adhere to the strictest diet, watch everything you eat and get the exercise of amarathon runner and still come down with diabetic complications. Diet, exercise and standard drug treatments simply aren't enough to help keep your diabetes under control.