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A low fat diet helps healing diabetes and epilepsy

According to the U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Epilepsy is a brain disorder affecting less than 1 percent of the US population.

“Even though the risk of epilepsy is increased, most type 1 diabetics wouldn’t have it,” said Dr. Scott Stevens, attending neurologist at Northwell Health’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Center in Great Neck, N.Y.

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder that reasons to annihilation of the body’s insulin-producing cells. Insulin is a hormone essential to use the sugars found in foods. To substitute the misplaced insulin, people with type 1 diabetes must take multiple daily injections of insulin or use an insulin pump with a thin tube inserted under the skin to deliver the insulin, according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA).

Nevertheless, attaining the precise dose of insulin can be difficult. Too little insulin, and high blood sugar results. Over time, high blood sugar can cause grave mutilation to blood vessels, particularly in the eyes, kidneys and heart.

A low fat diet is advised to keep in control the sugar along with the diabetes. Watch the video to get more details.