Do we really think that diabetes can be reversed? Hmm. That is the question that we want to answer on this page.
Is diabetes curable?
Unfortunately, no. As much as we hope it to be possible, diabetes is not a reversible disease. You cannot cure …show more content…
In this honeymoon period, the disease may appear to have go away for a period of time that may range from a few months to a year. The insulin needs of the patient are at its lowest point and some patients would even realized that they can maintain normal or close to normal blood glucose levels without the need to take insulin shots. However, it is a very wrong notion to think that diabetes has totally gone away.
Type 1 diabetes is the result when almost 90% of the cells which produce insulin is destroyed. When the disease is diagnoses, most patients still have the ability to produce insulin. When symptoms of type 1 diabetes surface due to some illness, the insulin needs of the body may decrease. The number of cells that produced insulin may be enough for now to meet the needs of the patient. But it will not last that long.
The process which destroyed the 90% of the cells will also destroy the remaining cells and when this destruction continues, the need for insulin shots will likely increase to help compensate for the loss. In the long run, the patient will become dependent on insulin injections for