University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach
Based on a case study administered by Dr. Charlotte Gerson, an IDDM patient referred to as R.H. reversed hyperglycemic symptoms within ten weeks while adhering to a diet of mainly vegetables and some low-glycemic index fruits. R.H. also ingested mineral supplements and underwent multiple coffee enemas each day (Gerson & Bishop, 2007, p. 56). This self-study hypothesizes that diet alone has a positive correlation coefficient with hyperglycemic blood glucose levels in type-1 diabetics (IDDM). Conducting this self-study contributes information to the limited research and database of alternative methods for managing IDDM hyperglycemia, and provides candid documentation of the effects that food has on type-1 diabetics.
Blood sugar; Diabetes; Diet; Enema; Hyperglycemia
Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism | Environmental Health | Life Sciences | Nutrition
Effects of Anti-Inflammatory Foods on Hyperglycemia in Type-1 Diabetics.
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