Is diet and exercise effective for type 2 diabetes treatment?
Diet and exercise are the most effective and important interventions for type 2 diabetes - in most cases. Type 2 diabetes can be reversed by healthy diet and exercise in some cases. All other treatments including pills and insulin and other injectables have a supporting role and should be used in conjunction to diet and exercise. Medications prescribed for type 2 diabetes require that patients also adhere to diet and exercise.