More physical activity is a way to improve diabetes, but it may be tough to lose enough weight to go into remission with workouts alone. When combined with changes to your eating, though, exercise helps. A modest, lower-calorie diet plus a big step-up in burning calories could put you on the path to remission.
A study that had people aim for 10,000 steps a day and at least 2 1/2 hours of moderate exercise a week -- along with cutting 500-750 calories a day and following a specific insulin and medication routine -- saw more than half of them reach near-normal blood sugar without medication. Some were able to keep those levels long-term, too.
The bottom line: It''t yet know exactly why. One theory is that it affects the hormones the 1 last update 2020/08/05 in your gut to help your body control blood glucose.The bottom line: It''t yet know exactly why. One theory is that it affects the hormones in your gut to help your body control blood glucose.
Researchers estimate that upwards of three-quarters of people see their diabetes reversed after bariatric surgery. Gastric bypass and gastric sleeve (also called sleeve gastrectomy) surgery have better long-term results than gastric banding.
Bariatric surgery is generally an option only when your BMI is 35 or higher. It works best for people who''t use insulin.
If you''s something to talk about with your doctor. Because it''s fairly straightforward, but it''t fast, focusing on low-carbohydrate meals.