Thin Eaters are healthy because the food they eat is needed for fuel and then they do not refuel until the stomach growls, which keeps just the right amount of sugar in the blood—not too much and not too little. If you overeat for years, you have overworked every organ and the pancreas is so taxed that it cannot supply enough insulin to take in the food from the binge. This throws your body into a diabetic state. Diabetes is elevated blood sugar (glucose circulating in the blood that cannot get into the cells so it stays in the bloodstream). Type II Diabetes is from overweight/obesity—all brought on oneself by eating too much. Normally, people who get Type II Diabetes are given “oral hypoglycemic agents” to stimulate the pancreas to produce more insulin. If you will lose weight and eat only when you are hungry, you can correct this problem and come off of the medication gradually, under the care of your doctor.
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