No, there is no known type 2 diabetes natural cure -- nor a mainstream medical cure.
Since ancient times, there have been claims of natural cures for diabetes using alternative treatments, home remedies, and folk medicine. Plants and methods used vary according to location and ethnic groups. More than 1,200 plants have been used to treat diabetes around the world, and only about 30% of them have been investigated.
Common alternative treatments include:
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin C
- Coccinia Indica
- Aloe Vera
- Herbal Mixtures
- Chromium Picolinate
- Nopal (Prickly Pear) Cactus
- Bitter Melon
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids
In spite of their long history, there have not been many studies on these treatments -- particularly studies of their use in humans. There is not enough evidence yet on their safety and efficacy for them to be prescribed by mainstream doctors. However, interest has been renewed in natural treatments due to their long history, low toxicity, low cost, and possible new uses in pharmacology.
While some treatments may be useful to diabetes management, there are plenty of scams and phony type 2 diabetes natural cures.
Even some diet books claim to offer a cure for diabetes, and some people with diabetes feel they are helpful. However, these diets are usually not realistic for everyone and do not technically "cure" diabetes, as better control depends on continued strict adherence to the diet.
Studies have shown people with diabetes are receptive and use natural “cures” or alternative treatments 1.6 times more often than people without diabetes. Use is more common with higher education level and older age.
Consult your doctor before trying alternative remedies as there can be harmful interactions with prescribed drugs or other conditions.
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