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Diabetes: A New Explanation

No matter how much insulin the pancreas makes, eating sugar causes the liver to make excess ChREBP that prevents the liver from responding to insulin and the liver then converts extra calories to sugar as well as the fat that it normally produces.

Agent Orange Does Not Cause Diabetes

In April 2000, a study from the Air Force was widely reported in newspapers to have shown that agent orange causes diabetes. Only Gina Kolata of the New York Times wasn't fooled (NYT, April 20, 2000).

Diabetes Caused by Both Excess Fat and Excess Sugar

Diabetes can be caused by repeatedly high levels of insulin from exposing the pancreas to too much fat. Insulin-resistant diabetes can come from eating too much fat as well as from too much sugar.

Sugared Drinks and Diabetes

This year there is virtually complete agreement among doctors that sugared drinks cause the highest rises in blood sugar that cause a fatty liver that leads to diabetes.

Treat Diabetes with Diet and Exercise

Diabetes can be treated and often cured with exercise that removes fat from muscles and diets that remove fat from the liver and other organs.