Report: Diabetes cases hit record high
Drs. Siegel and Samadi explain
- Duration 4:04
- Date Nov 18, 2012
Drs. Siegel and Samadi explain
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A new study have you heard about this diabetes levels apparently a record levels and half the people who have diabetes.
They say don't even know.
Take a look at the world Mariah -- figures as of this year an estimated 371.
Million people around the globe.
Living with diabetes.
And expect that number jumped to 552.
Million over the next two decades after -- Why is it going pop pop pop and how do we stop.
Are going to add to that United States is not off the hook here 26 million diabetics in the US.
Seven million more are undiagnosed and 79.
Have pre diabetes meaning there on the road to an already and don't quite have it yet this is happening and we've talked about her on the show before.
Because of lifestyle because 95% of diabetics have type two diabetes meaning.
They have a lot of insulin resistance -- pancreas makes insulin.
But it's not getting into the cells you absorb the blood sugar -- George sugar into your gut you need insulin to get it into your cells.
But something is stopping it and when you're born with certain number of receptive to your body but the more weight you gain the less receptive as you have.
Have available to you to get the sugar it.
So you've got to do a simple thing my simple tip is to replace the break you week the past few week to show -- week with.
Fruit and vegetables which are high in fiber and they delayed the amount of sugar that gets into your body if you exercise.
And you change your diet just that simple way you cut down on your risk of guys it really is -- really too many sugary drinks and too many desserts and and snacking too much and all this.
-- -- -- -- certain hot I think and twinkies are gone but you have huge problems in this country with sugary beverages.
You know and it's not just the -- we're talking about it's any kind of sugary beverage.
Enormous problem cakes and cookies -- people not keep keeping track of what they cutting down on portion size all of this.
You know once you have diabetes -- -- what you have diabetes you can actually get going and get rid of it.
By losing weight and exercise.
To somebody had an inning I would want -- people are doing are switching to like whole wheat pasta and not just just doing the enriched.
You know whatever.
-- I think this scope of this disease is beyond just looking at a little -- post -- here.
-- load she's here I think we're losing this battle against diabetes there's no doubt about it than you -- look at the numbers over here in the last decade.
The most of the country about 50% increase in the risk of diabetes now.
Diabetes comes in two types who side has won his type one.
Which means that the factory to Packers doesn't make it.
There's nothing you can do about it that's juvenile diabetes Taiwan's.
Type two which is what -- is talking about is man made.
We -- the cause of this this is a western.
Country disease this is too much food porsches are big -- are doing this and the way it works is.
Causes diabetes fat is against the and so -- and so -- big here we get.
We call it insulin resistance it doesn't work so that all the way to really take care of this.
-- to shrink and lose weight and by saying that just change of pasta is not gonna do it look.
How many people get seven hours of sleep if you don't get enough sleep -- corners a level -- out of -- you gonna gain weight how many people right now watching the program get up in the -- tonight.
Go to the refrigerator I do midnight march -- not good for you potato chips on and on this is not about just food.
It's about our discipline it's about our lifestyle changes you've got to get rid of so that you -- it really -- alcohol.
And you guys and nobody absolutely nobody is gonna do it except yourself and -- -- wake up as a country.
And if you want to go for the second portion just back off -- is the prescription.
-- -- don't supersize.
To prevent diabetes center position because your physician can monitor something called a hemoglobin a one -- Which is a great blood test to see if you're on the road to diabetes and if you haven't already we got to get to those -- undiagnosed and we have to change their lives and our hemoglobin a one C it's a colder -- consulate general Eric Eric writes all that stuff that -- blood work must cost thousands of.