Type II Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic condition that starts long before an individual attains the requirements for the diagnosis of the disease. These are two fasting blood sugars over 125, a blood sugar over 200 two hours after a 75 gram load of glucose or a hA1C of 6.5 or higher. We like to find this condition long before it starts and prevent it. We also love to get DMII under control and reverse it.
Pre-diabetes or impaired fasting glucose is defined when a fasting blood sugar is 100 or higher. This is typically preceded by insulin resistance which is a fasting insulin over 9, adiponectin level under 14 or an LP-IR score > 45. We look at these additional markers to help diagnose diabetes, and treat it before it starts. We can usually prevent diabetes with lifestyle modifications.
Reversing diabetes is possible. It can be done with aggressive lifestyle changes, proper nutrition, exercise and supplements. We have the knowledge and experience to make this happen.