If you have type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, you are probably feeling pretty frustrated with your current treatment options. Eating less and exercising more is difficult if you are already feeling tired all the time, and more medications doesn't fix the underlying problem. Most of the 30 million Americans with type 2 diabetes are told to just "manage" their disease. Virta is different - we can help you reverse your diabetes, without adding medications, surgery, starvation, calorie counting, or excessive exercise.
Type 2 diabetes is a disease of high blood sugar driven by insulin resistance, since you cells aren't responding as well to the signal of insulin, and you can't access the sugar in your blood properly. The sugar in your blood is mostly driven by how many carbohydrates you eat, since carbs are just strings of sugar. When you are insulin resistant, you develop carbohydrate intolerance, since you can't efficiently use the sugar broken down from carbs. Continuing to eat carbs is what keeps your blood sugar high.
But you have another option - you actually don't have to eat carbs for energy. You can get your energy from fat, which won't raise your blood sugar. Virta uses a tool called nutritional ketosis, which allows you to use fat as your primary source of energy, instead of carbs. When you are burning fat for your primary energy source, your body will produce molecules called ketones. Research shows that ketones reduce inflammation, provide a steady flow of energy for important organs like your heart and brain, and even can reduce hunger and cravings.
The peer-reviewed, published results from Virta's clinical trial show that diabetes can be reversed in as little as 10 weeks (http://diabetes.jmir.org/20...
), and results can be maintained or improved upon after 1 year (https://link.springer.com/a...
....). Our results show that most patients lose weight and lower A1c and blood sugar, while removing diabetic medications.
Achieving nutritional ketosis and using it to reverse type 2 diabetes is not that easy on your own. How do you know if you are doing it correctly? How do you stay safe and adjust your medications as your blood sugar and blood pressure rapidly change? What information can you trust? Who do you go to for support, accountability, answers, and encouragement?
Get personalized answers to your questions. Schedule a free, no-obligation consultation to find out how Virta’s full-service diabetes reversal clinic could change your life.
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to get started!
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