For right around one out of 10 Oklahomans living with diabetes, it implies continually checking blood sugars, visits to the specialist and costly drugs.
Be that as it may, for a developing number of diabetics, It means making way of life changes to control or, even switch their ailment.
“I thought when you were diagnosed as a diabetic you were that way for the rest of your life,” said diabetic Robert Reed.
Be that as it may, following 10 years of prescriptions and confusions like hypertension.
Robert Reed is taking a stab at something that may switch his diabetes.
“I was never told that it could be reversed,” Reed said.
Or that it may be possible to eliminate their need for medications.
“I’m the type of person I gotta see results,” Reed said. “If I don’t see results boom, bye-bye!”
At chapel, Reed found out about treating diabetes through a way of life change including his eating regimen.
They are concocting one of his new top choices… meatless fajitas.
“I would not have eaten this way before, because within this is some zucchini, some yellow squash, mushroom, onions, jack fruit shredded and just seasoned with fajita seasoning,” Reed clarifies.
Dr. Brent Beasley is helping Reed change his sickness through what he eats.
“When I first saw the doctor a little over 30 days ago, my blood pressure was 165 over 68, my weight was 274, my blood sugars were over 200.”Dr. Beasley said.
At the point when Reed chose to become vegetarian, they wasn’t certain there would be any impact, so they checked their numbers before changing their eating regimen.
“When I first saw the doctor a little over 30 days ago, my blood pressure was 165 over 68, my weight was 274, my blood sugars were over 200,” Reed said.
Following 30-days eating plant-based suppers, Reed’s blood sugars were around 95 and 80. They diminished his circulatory strain and half of their glucose drugs.
In an additional three months, If their numbers remain down, Reed might have the option to stop every one of their drugs, including the pulse and diabetes medicine.
“It’s not a diet to me, it’s a lifestyle change,” Reed said.
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