Fighting the Nation’s Diabetes Problem
Dr. Mark Hyman on his new book, "The Blood Sugar Solution".
- Duration 6:48
- Date Feb 28, 2012
Dr. Mark Hyman on his new book, "The Blood Sugar Solution".
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I was diagnosed root of the problem everybody goes ask your health care problems that get used to it I thought not a and in America all solution allows them -- -- plastic count to three years ago.
So I decided to.
Because I was in an area or I could afford to.
After washing away but our strong -- clarified it realistically which I'm joined now.
And at the time I was a vegetarian at the time and have been for years no -- -- traditional.
But I did -- assumption -- own counsel.
So when I was -- and -- Information in my body English through the roof yeah all open cemetery to matter while the C reactive protein.
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That delivers a breeding ground all kinds of just absolutely.
So do people have to do what I did in order to differential -- now well.
As Benjamin Franklin said.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound key here pens when it started purity have a severe disease like cancer diabetes -- apparently -- So what you discovered on what's that food is the most powerful drug on the planet has the power.
To not only prevent disease but to reverse disease in the works faster better and cheaper than most medications and it does things that most institutions cannot do.
-- chronic disease like diabetes is -- food borne illness.
And we eight ourselves into it we've got to -- -- -- I was out of it.
-- criticism national epidemic it is -- one into American businesses that statistics it drives me crazy won in two Americans has either pre diabetes or diabetes and 90%.
Don't know it -- -- doctors are not trained think about it diagnose it and don't know what to do when they find.
Think about it doctors graduate medical school knowing more about how treat malaria.
That how to treat obesity and obesity related diseases which -- the single biggest.
Epidemic in our country one -- Medicare dollars are spent on diabetes -- we have no coherent solution that's I wrote the book which they set a coherent personal plan.
For a peoples -- reverse diabetes and pre diabetes.
It lays out a plan for us to get healthy together in our communities and for us to take back her health as a society where it's been taken from us -- -- -- diabetes -- reversible true type two diabetes type one is in pretty much the type two which is.
Really related to too much insulin not not enough insulin -- type one diabetes actually can be reversed we see this all the time.
And it was a -- to -- England -- and one week by dramatic change in diet you can reverse.
The the -- numbers in twelve weeks should reverse all of the effects of diabetes -- and river and get people off medication absolutely we see this all the time adjusted -- In Iraq War we get a big big gap program -- church.
151000 people signed up in the year they lost two to 50000 pounds and lost a 10020 pounds.
They got author -- -- -- got off their diabetes medications and it was a routine thing wasn't the exception.
Rick Warren -- -- dollar Grotrian also -- he lost sixty pounds I think it got really good about health.
A supporter underdog there's Georgia all right he's you know he's he's he's a man and a mission he wanted dollars lives of five years after they remember December Jewish guy from New York -- -- -- well elsewhere now know what I'm going there but it's where and Joseph -- June -- -- Think part of my friend -- fragments outside my computers like Jesus and -- Have such one of Minnesota are talking aware of -- doctor Mark Harmon.
The blood sugar solution -- from -- Other after they've been removed David that are -- -- when I mention his name to march.
And that's a time more children -- wardrobe Bieber music guy who came up -- -- The phrase tough enough to -- bank must mention but now he's and he he recognized leaders tell me what -- -- -- About flu epidemic of diabetes and so -- -- -- One -- or one -- -- with the program.
To raise awareness.
Laura and -- -- innocent and Borchardt primary which are probably there -- living with diabetes as one into the spectrum but most people have pre diabetes.
Which that means it means you're along with I called diet obesity because of original.
How you know you have belly fat.
You have high triglycerides low HDL -- with -- -- history diabetes you crave sugar you -- -- If high blood pressure may be able sex drive you know we have infertility and actually all these are clues that you could have.
-- -- sixth which is this continuum from.
My blood sugar bounces all the way to full blown diabetes and anywhere along a spectrum your risk heart attacks cancer dementia depression.
These are all.
All things that are driven from -- obesity and doctors are not solving this and that's why -- really wrote this book.
Well I'm mostly affluent population it is it's half the functional fact every other American.
And when you go to the -- they don't have a solution for -- and now what do you recommend be able to him.
It's it's a very clear step by step action plan that guides them through exactly how to turn on the right -- the reverse diabetes through what they eat -- exercised search supplements sort of civilian government -- -- -- -- -- is a menu plan -- -- also clues about things human I think are related like things -- cause inflammation like food allergies -- gluten or environmental toxins we found that BP A for example.
-- more in some resistance in pre diabetes and diabetes we found that.
That -- -- bacteria that are all damage from taking antibiotics.
And -- horrible diet actually can cause inflammation in the lead to obesity and diabetes so there's really novel things in the book that happy turn the dials and your biology to create health.
Well how do you get people because.
And -- to do this -- just in.
Well you know what.
When people are suffering of the people don't feel well.
I and they are willing to do things and most people don't realize -- doctors -- realized that you can actually feel good you're only one or two days away from feeling well.
If you put the right information about retirement -- made note finished -- chicken don't know none are not actually don't know it's a downside it's okay it's it's not a cause I -- -- set to eat early he'd often any regularly.
And you have to create the perfect place we have three meals a day to snacks.
You have to have protein cards and fat with -- each meal with a good quality printing -- -- so can be -- animal protein or -- proteins.
Good quality -- like avocados Nazis coconut oil and it can be good quality carpenter vegetables and some whole grains and and.