The Ketogenic Diet for Type 1 Diabetes

Reduce Your Hba1c and Avoid Diabetic Complications

Recommended by Dominic D'Agostino, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #41 in Low-Carb Cooking, Ranked #54 in Ketogenic Diet

Before the invention of insulin, type 1 diabetic (T1D) patients were advised to avoid sugar and starch (carbohydrate) and to eat a very low carb, ketogenic diet to control blood sugar.

In contrast, modern advice is to eat carbohydrates and treat the resulting high blood sugar with large doses of insulin. This -eat carb and take more insulin- method increases the cost of diabetic care and does nothing to protect the patient from symptoms and complications. Worse, it exposes T1D patients to the real danger of a fatally low blood-sugar episode (hypoglycemia).

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Dominic D'Agostino [The author]'s a medical doctor with type I diabetes. (Source)

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