Effect of low-calorie versus low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet in type 2 diabetes

Objective: Effective diabetic management requires reasonable weight control. Previous studies from our laboratory have shown the beneficial effects of a low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet (LCKD) in patients with type 2 diabetes after its long term administration. Furthermore, it favorably alters the cardiac risk factors even in hyperlipidemic obese subjects. These studies have indicated that, in addition…

Type 2 diabetes – Diabetes Australia

Type 2 diabetes is often a progressive condition in which the body becomes resistant to the normal effects of insulin and/or gradually loses the capacity to produce enough insulin in the pancreas. We do not know what causes type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is associated with modifiable lifestyle risk factors. Some people may be…

How fasting reverses type 2 diabetes

While many consider type 2 diabetes (T2D) irreversible, fasting has been long known to reverse diabetes. In our previous post, we considered bariatric surgery. While extreme, these surgeries have proven the point that the metabolic abnormalities that underlie T2D (hyperinsulinemia, insulin resistance) can be fully reversible even after a few short weeks. Many early studies…

Low-carb guide for you with type 1 diabetes – Diet Doctor

What are the risks of type 1 diabetes? People with type 1 diabetes are at increased risk for a number of health issues, including heart disease, kidney disease, loss of vision, nerve damage and amputations.Importantly, these risks are linked to having high blood glucose levels, not simply having diabetes. The American Diabetes Association has set…

How To Control Blood Sugar Levels Naturally Without Medication

We all know that maintaining a healthy diet is vital in terms of controlling blood sugar levels and preventing type 2 diabetes. Generally, the advice given to diabetics is relevant to the general population as well: consume adequate vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, poultry and fish, and less industrial sweets and foods…

Take Steps to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

The Basics: Overview Diabetes is a leading cause of disability and death in the United States. Diabetes increases the risk of serious health problems like: Heart disease Stroke Blindness Nerve damage, which can cause you to lose a toe, foot, or leg Kidney failure The good news is that you can do a lot to…

Eating Well with Type 2 Diabetes

Forget the idea of the “diabetic diet” — a restrictive regime that puts certain foods strictly off-limits. The healthiest diet for people with type 2 diabetes is the same diet that’s best for everyone else.That means eating a wide variety of foods, and including items from all the major food groups represented on the Food…