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  1. StephenP

    StephenP Mines a V&T Please

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  3. Leanne1

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    Some of us diabetics know this stuff. I mean, if it can help to keep existing diabetes under tight control ( most of the time ) then it stands to reason that it could prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.
     
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    I hate to ask this question cos I love Atkins but doesn't losing weight on any diet reduce the potential of diabetes ?
     
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    Good question. The answer is that carbs are turned into sugar within the body. So, the most effective way to stave off/treat diabetes is to lower the carb intake. :)
     
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    Ah thanks Leanne! yes, that makes perfect sense :)
     
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