This August 2018 article published by the Houston Chronicle, says that diabetics should no longer be focused on managing their condition: they should reverse it.

More and more studies are showing that healthier eating habits and regular exercise can eliminate the need for medication and, ultimately, lead to reversal of the condition.

“Instead of debating the best way to manage Type 2 diabetes, the medical community should aim to reverse the disease. Behavior change with the right nutritional guidance works. And if widely adopted, it could help millions of Texans live better lives.”