Preface

In 1990 I noticed unusual tiredness after eating and I consulted with a doctor. She had me do a simple test to check for sugar in the urine. The result was positive, and further testing established that I had type 2 diabetes. After that diagnosis I cut down on my sugar input and generally watched my diet. Despite these lifestyle changes, however, after 5 years I noticed that my blood glucose readings were getting higher. Also, side effects such as more frequent urination, and pain in the legs,...

Applying the SGI Table

The results given in table 4 provide relative SGI numbers which are applicable to a type 2 person with the same severity and variation of diabetes as myself. Your results may be different. However, it is not too difficult to establish your own list of SGIs which are then directly applicable to your own conditions. Testing in a large group such as described in 8 would be desirable to verify a probable range for these relative values. Table 4 Relative SGI Factors for the Author Test substance...