All You Need to Know About Diabetes Reversal

All You Need to Know About Diabetes Reversal

A generalized treatment approach to diabetes is never a solution

When our lifestyle, food habits, sleeping pattern, BMI (body mass index), gut bacteria, and digestive power are different, how can a general treatment approach for Diabetes work?

A significant variation always exists in the blood sugar levels of different people who consume identical meals, which means the glucose response to the same food varies in every individual. Therefore, it is important to take individual’s characteristics like Body Type and Digestive Power into consideration when determining an ideal approach for managing or reversing diabetes.

A personalized predictive model that considers unique features of the individual, such as clinical characteristics, physiological variables, microbiome, in addition to nutrient content, is more effective than current dietary approaches that focus only on the calorie or carbohydrate content of foods.

Did you know that by shedding fat from your pancreas you can reverse Type 2 Diabetes? 

50% of people require insulin after 10 years of Type 2 diabetes. This is considered as a normal progression today. Which means there is the underlying pathophysiology of progressive beta-cell defect.

A UK Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) showed that in diabetics, over the years, beta-cell function declines by around 50% from when the disease was diagnosed and it continues to decline further in spite of pharmacological treatments. 

Liver fat causes insulin resistance and further destroys the beta cells within the pancreas. So the line of treatment is to lose fat around the liver and to help the pancreas re-start the normal production of insulin, which can reverse Type 2 diabetes. In fact, losing less than 1 gram of fat from the pancreas through diet can re-start the normal production of insulin, reversing Type 2 diabetes.

Ignore low blood sugar after meals at your own risk

Reactive Hypoglycemia (Postprandial hypoglycemia) refers to low blood sugar (55 mg/dL or less) that occurs even after a good meal — usually within 4 hours after eating, in a non-diabetic individual. This is because of delayed insulin secretion. So it’s important to know the root cause of delay and correct it immediately. 

People with RH, who have a family history of weight gain and diabetes, face the potential risk of diabetes in the future. With lifestyle modification as well as the appropriate dietary approach, it can be corrected and reversed.

Type 2 Diabetes can be easily reversed

What is diabetes reversal? Are all diabetes stages reversible?

Type-1 diabetes falls in the irreversible category as the body doesn’t produce Insulin or has pancreatic diabetes or LADA (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of adulthood) or genetic diabetes. Type-1 is prevalent only in about 15% of the diabetic population. However, the most common Type 2 diabetes (pre-diabetic or border-line diabetes stages) can be easily reversed. 

The “Reversal” we are talking about is total remission to normal sugar levels and not just reducing Glucose count from say 200 to 170 etc.

One approach is to remove the fat deposits over the liver and pancreas to increase Insulin sensitivity, which will begin the reversal process. Body type oriented therapy with specific fat burning nutrients and weight loss is another sustainable and natural approach for diabetes reversal. 

For personalised ways to reverse diabetes according to your body type, consult with us.

Type 2 diabetes reversal requires a personalized treatment plan

Despite the growing evidence that diabetes reversal is possible, achieving reversal is not commonly encouraged by our healthcare system. 

Diabetes reversal occurs when your blood glucose levels are within a normal healthy range and you are not taking any diabetes medication. The clinical definition of remission is when your HbA1c levels are less than 48mmol/mol (6.5%) on 2 occasions, at least 6 months apart, and you are not taking any diabetes medications.

Remember, T2D can be easily reversed by following low-calorie diets (LCD) or through carbohydrate restriction (LC).

For a personalised plan for diabetes reversal without medicine, consult NutriMap.


Vinod Sadashivaiah, Founder Nutrimap. A pharmacist who believes nutrition is more powerful than medicine .

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