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T2D Is it reversible

Is Type 2 Diabetes reversible, and if it is how does one go about it.
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This is an excellent question.  There are studies that show that Type 2 Diabetes is reversible in people for up to 10 years after diagnosis.  

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/09/170913084432.htm  

This is obviously only going to be the case if a patient undergoes changes that will lead to this outcome.  This would include losing weight and maintaining an appropriate BMI, eating a healthy diet that is friendly to diabetes recovery, and exercise.  Losing weight and keeping off seems to be a signficant factor for this reversal to happen.  

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