Understanding abnormal sugar levels
People with diabetes either have a total lack of insulin (type 1 diabetes) or they have too little insulin or cannot use insulin effectively (type 2 diabetes). Symptoms usually start in childhood or young adulthood.
In both Diabetes Type 1 & 2, the body is not able to make enough insulin (glucose) or the body cannot use it, thus the cells who needs these glucose suffer. Worse, when the glucose builds up, it accumulates in the blood and begins to affect other cells, resulting to organ and nerve damage. Small blood vessels of the eyes, kidneys, and heart and lead to atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries that can cause heart attack and stroke. While it can cause other failures and even blindness.
Long-term complications include how diabetes affects your eyes (retinopathy), heart (cardiovascular disease), kidneys (nephropathy), and nerves and feet (neuropathy)
Diabetes Type 1
The body’s immune system destroys the cells that releases insulin, eventually eliminating insulin production. Without insulin, cells cannot absorb sugar (glucose), which it needs to produce energy.
Diabetes Type 2
The body isn’t able to use insulin the right way (Insulin resistance). As it get worse, the body (pancreas) makes less and less insulin. The patient becomes This is called insulin deficiency. can develop at any age.
Symptoms of Diabetes
1. Sudden symptoms of high blood sugar.
2. The person may not have symptoms before diagnosis.
3. Episodes of low blood sugar level (hypoglycemia).
Candidates for Diabetes
1. 45 years old and above
2. Children who eats a lot of junk food, soda, and sugar
3. Obese or overweight or those who do not exercise
4. Have low HDL cholesterol or high triglycerides
Long- and short-term complications can impact on a wide variety of parts of the body including eyes, heart, kidneys, nerves and feet. Read through the links and get to know the 15 healthcare essentials to find out more about complications, and how to reduce the risk of developing them. With all complications, keeping blood glucose, blood pressure and blood fat levels under control will greatly help to reduce the risk of developing complications. Regular check-ups are essential to help manage the condition.
– If it is poorly controlled, diabetes can damage nerves and blood vessels. Nerve damage is called neuropathy. There are three types of neuropathy, and they can all affect your feet:
– Damage to the heart and blood vessels is collectively known as cardiovascular disease and people with diabetes have a higher chance of developing it. The term cardiovascular disease (CVD) includes heart disease, stroke and all other diseases of the heart and circulation.
– Diabetic retinopathy or ‘retinopathy’ is damage to the retina (the ‘seeing’ part at the back of the eye) and is a complication that can affect people with diabetes. Retinopathy is the most common cause of blindness among people of working age in the UK. Persistent high levels of glucose can lead to damage in your eyes. To reduce the risk of eye problems, blood glucose, blood pressure and blood fats need to be kept within a target range, which should be agreed by you and your healthcare team. The aim of your diabetes treatment, with a healthy lifestyle, is to achieve these agreed targets.
4. Nerves (Neuropathy)
– Neuropathy is one of the long-term complications which affects the nerves. Nerves carry messages between the brain and every part of our bodies, making it possible to see, hear, feel and move. Nerves also carry signals that we are not aware of to parts of the body such as the heart, causing it to beat, and the lungs, so we can breathe. So, damage to the nerves can cause problems in various parts of the body.
Diabetes can cause neuropathy as a result of high blood glucose levels damaging the small blood vessels which supply the nerves. This prevents essential nutrients reaching the nerves. The nerve fibres are then damaged or disappear. There are three different types of neuropathy: sensory, autonomic and motor.
Neuropathy is one of the long-term complications of diabetes.
5. Kidneys (Nephropathy)
– Kidney disease can happen to anyone but it is much more common in people with diabetes and people with high blood pressure. Kidney disease in diabetes develops very slowly, over many years. It is most common in people who have had the condition for over 20 years. About one in three people with diabetes might go on to develop kidney disease, although, as treatments improve, fewer people are affected.
Type 2 Diabetes in Children
Type 2 diabetes among children has been rising steadily. Even in Asia where Diabetes is rare, children whose eating habit includes more than 50% of sugar or glucose heavy ingredients have acquired the disease. However, this can still be prevented with the right food intake, food supplement, diet, and exercise.
While there is a myriad of health solution for Diabetes, it all boils down to diet and avoiding sugar. Children especially are susceptible to sugar abuse. Sugar or glucose are disguised as fructose, which is a leading and silent cause of obesity and diabetes.
Fructose, or fruit sugar, is a simple ketonic monosaccharide found in many plants, however, the type of fructose found in popular snacks and soda are modified, artificial and can cause health issues. Sugar (sucrose) and High Fructose Corn Syrup both consist of two simple sugars – Glucose and Fructose.
It can be prevented or delayed with a healthy lifestyle, including maintaining a healthy weight, eating sensibly, and exercising regularly.
How Laminine can help adults & children with Diabetes
Since Laminine came out in 2011, the testimonies of users with Diabetes have risen dramatically from 2013 onwards. On January 2016, PDR.net has officially released its report on the effects of Laminine on blood sugar levels.
A pilot study was undertaken to observe a possible trend of the effects of Laminine, a dietary supplement, on normalizing blood sugar levels in subjects beginning to experience unhealthy blood sugar levels.
While any product can claim and even present astounding clinical research on how it can help or even cure certain diseases, the only way to find out is through trials and user testimonies. Laminine’s testimonies are scarce because no patient will allow themselves to be subjected to being publicly exposed of their condition, even if the outcome has been positive. Althea Group is one of the biggest Laminine distributors and we have been able to gather first-hand testimonies on Diabetic patients who have used Laminine.
Initial testimonies from 2013 to 2015
The testimonies varied from several patients being advised to have their foot severed to avoid further infection. Upon taking Laminine, the wounds would dry and eventually lighten. Others have experienced their blood sugar to go down, usually from 30 to 90 days, depending on the body weight of the person.
Clinical trial on how Laminine impacts blood sugar levels (PDR.net)
Laminine was again accredited in the 2016 edition of PDR.net. The study result provides us with clearer and more accurate results on how and why Laminine works well with Diabetic patients, among other diseases. We see two clear factors that help regulate this disease when taking Laminine:
1. Laminine affects blood sugar.
2. Proven wound healing effect.
The results of the clinical test and trial showed significant difference between glucose levels before and after 12 weeks of supplementation with Laminine. The difference in the Hgb A1c marker measurements before and after supplementation (a change of 0.475 units) was also statistically significant in Group B, adding additional credence of the noted effect. This preliminary evaluation shows the possibility that this supplement may have a beneficial effect towards helping maintain normal blood glucose in subjects at risk for developing high blood glucose and warrants further study with a larger population.
Patient taking drugs or medicine to control sugar levels
Those taking medicines for normalizing high blood glucose levels, illustrated safety of the supplement as it did not interfere with medication or alter significantly the measurements as a group. Only one subject showed a higher rather than lower effect while on the supplement. Noticeably, this group of participants (Group C) had been taking insulin with Laminine at the start of the study, and per this participant’s personal physician’s recommendation had tapered off insulin and maintained stable blood sugar levels by the conclusion of the 12 weeks.
This preliminary investigation (small sample size) did show a significant difference between glucose levels before and after 12 weeks of supplementation with Laminine.
All participants (Group B) experienced a normalized down-regulation in Hgb A1c levels and three out of the four participants experienced a positive change in their levels in Group C.
Small participants but significant test results
Although sample sizes were small, statistical evaluation using matched pairs T test showed that the group experiencing slightly higher than normal blood sugar levels were significantly downregulated with supplementation of Laminine. The unit change in down-regulation of blood sugar was also statistically significant.
Importantly, no significant change was observed in the group that was also taking blood sugar medication (drugs) with the supplements. The results indicated that Laminine supplementation may have supported the normalization of blood sugar levels in individuals who are experiencing higher than normal blood sugar levels. A study is warranted to observe this effect in a larger population in the future.
Side effects of Laminine Omega
The clinical studies showed NO untoward side effects were observed in either group supplementing with Laminine for 12 weeks. However, you should take caution on taking Laminine if you have allergic reactions to egg.
Why it may work for people with high sugar levels
It is known that nine-day fertilized avian egg extract that is not denatured with heat processing could retain fibroblast growth factor (FGF) activity. Because growth factors react with receptor sites on somatic cells or stem cells, this activity could support glucose absorption.
Laminine also contains fish and vegetable protein, which may have an effect on glucose tolerance when added to the diet continuously. Continuing studies are warranted on clinical effectiveness and also on the mechanism of action of Laminine.
Credit: (PDR.net) J.B. Spalding, Ph. D. retired statistics professor from University of North Texas, Denton, Texas performed the statistical analysis.
People with elevated blood sugar can take at least 2 capsules of Laminine, preferably on an empty stomach. This can be done 30 minutes before breakfast or add 1 capsule at bedtime.
Testimonials for Diabetic patients who took Laminine
This part of the page is being constructed, awaiting more Laminine clinical results on tests for Diabetes