It's a question we get asked all the time: "is it really possible to reverse my diabetes?"
In order to answer that question we need to understand something else:
What Exactly Is Diabetes?
Fortunately the answer to that question is pretty simple:
Diabetes Is Just Chronically High Blood Sugar
When you go to the doctors office they will typically have you take an A1C test.
A1C is an indication of your average blood sugar levels over the past 2-3 months.
The test will spit out a number, and depending on where your number falls on a pre-determined scale, the doctor will tell you that you either:
a. have healthy blood sugar levels
b. have pre-diabetes
c. have diabetes
It's that simple.
Take a test, consult a chart, diagnose a patient.
The good news is that diabetes IS NOT a disease like cancer or HIV where there is a particular tumor or virus in your body.
Instead "diabetic" is just the name we give to a person whose blood sugar levels fall above an arbitrarily set threshold on a chart.
The OTHER GOOD NEWS is that blood sugar levels can change REALLY QUICKLY, and in fact do change on a month to month, week to week, day to day, and even hour to hour basis.
If you know what causes blood sugar levels to rise and fall, you can quickly and easily manage them into the right direction.
So Can You Reverse Diabetes?
When we talk about diabetes we prefer to use the word "remission" rather than "reverse" because it's important to remember that diabetes can always come back.
A1C is the metric that tells you whether or not you have diabetes.
An A1C under 5.7% is considered healthy, 5.7% - 6.4% is considered pre-diabetic, and 6.5% and above is considered diabetic.
Can you go from a 6.6% A1C to a 6.3% A1C? Absolutely.
Can you go from a 5.9% to a 5.5%? You bet.
From this perspective you can see that it's absolutely possible to put diabetes into remission.
The real question is, how?
How Can You Reduce A1C (Blood Sugar Levels)
The number one thing that affects your blood sugar levels on an hour-by-hour basis is what foods you eat.
In particular it is carbohydrates that are broken down by your digestive system and turned into glucose (which is a fancy word for sugar).
The good news is that study after study has shown that a low-carb diet is a highly effective and quick way to lower blood sugar levels.
If you can incorporate exercise into the equation as well, that's the perfect recipe to reduce blood sugar levels in a hurry.
What's The Easiest Way To Follow A Low-Carb Diet?
One of the main challenges of low-carb diets is that they are really confusing.
Theres carbs in all sorts of different foods, and cooking low-carb meals isn't something most of us are used to doing.
That's exactly why we developed the 14 Day Blood Sugar Challenge.
This challenge gives you all the tools you need to succeed at lowering blood sugar levels and quickly seeing results with a low-carb diet.
It includes meal replacement shakes, blood sugar supplements, recipe guides, coaching calls, a daily workbook, access to our exclusive facebook community, and so much more.
It's a "done-for-you" program that takes all the guesswork out of managing blood sugar and diabetes.
If you can follow along, you can see great results.
It's really as simple as that.
If you're interested in joining the program, click here to get started.
We look forward to helping you achieve all your health goals.