What is the evidence that dietary fiber from whole foods and dietary supplements is beneficial in diabetes? Based on the current data, diets providing 30 to 50 g fiber per day from whole food sources consistently produce lower serum glucose levels compared to a low-fiber diet. Fiber supplements providing doses of 10 to 29 g/day may have some benefit in terms of glycemic… Continue
Studies show both vegan and ADA diets improve blood glucose and blood lipids in Type 2 people with diabetes. However, improvements were greater with a vegan diet. The study resulted in decreased medication, body weight, LDL, urinary albumin and hemoglobin A1c. Portion sizes and total daily calories were unrestricted on the vegan plan.
I have been extremely concerned about the amount of people that are not getting their insulin because they think they must have a prescription. You do not need a prescription to purchase NPH and Regular insulin except in Alaska.