is type 2 diabetes an autoimmune disease?

For decades, doctors and researchers believed that type 2 diabetes was a metabolic disorder. This type of disorder occurs when your body’s natural chemical processes don’t work properly. Recent research suggests that type 2 diabetes may actually be an autoimmune disease. This from healthline.com

Although there’s no cure for type 2 diabetes, studies show it’s possible for some people to reverse it. Through diet changes and weight loss, you may be able to reach and hold normal blood sugar levels without medication. This doesn’t mean you’re completely cured. Type 2 diabetes is an ongoing disease. Dec 18, 2018

The above articles I copied from google search. They are at least written within the year, so quite current. If you do a google search on Type 2 Diabetes there is so much info.

Type 2 diabetes is like a gopher that scurries around digging holes, then onto another hole to dig. 1 gopher is enough not 100. We have 100’s of sugars to burn off. So on it goes about the metabolic system and the sugar scurrying around to find a cell that will efficiently burn that sugar and turn it into energy in our bodies. The burning of sugars’ cell is not very efficient in a type 2 diabetic.

You gotta keep the activity of exercise regularly to keep the cells open to work properly. This is a crazy analogy comparing gopher activity with burning sugar in our bodies; but it’s working for me right now.

I have type 2 diabetes or high blood sugar since 2012. I am just now understanding the complications that can go with it.

Are you practicing good health and understand how to keep your organs functioning properly so they can be relieved of overworking?

I am continuing on with activities I do enjoy. Horse riding, swimming, hiking. The gym team training I signed up for in January is fantastic. It may be a difficult program to return to if too much pressure on my feet with the weights and cardio that is combined in a team training session.

I have to make choices and I am listening to my body. My body is a good doctor companion. I confer with it as well as my family physician.

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