Overview of Diabetes Mellitus Type II
In DM2, the pancreas produces adequate (or even elevated) levels of insulin, but cell receptors for insulin appear to have become insensitive to insulin, resulting in derangement of glucose metabolism.
While diet and exercise play an important role in both the cause and treatment of DM2, conventional medicine relies heavily on the use of drugs to treat DM2.
Hypothyroid conditions have also been strongly associated with DM2, and treatment of underlying hypothyroidism has been found to be very effective in addressing DM2 and reducing associated diseases [Starr2005].
Complimentary and alternative treatments for diabetes mellitus type II that are considered below include:
- Neurotransmitter Balancing