Should Weight Loss Surgery be the Standard Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes?


Experts are calling for weight loss surgery to be routinely offered to many people with type 2 diabetes:

Diabetes UK: International Experts Say Weight Loss Surgery Should Treat Type 2 Diabetes

The surgery often resolves the type 2 diabetes, at least in the short term. But it’s a surgery with a relatively high risk of complications, and it’s not fully reversible. Some people bitterly regret having it.

More fundamentally, obesity and type 2 diabetes are not caused by a disease in the stomach. There’s no disease where the surgeon is operating. We’re operating on healthy organs.

There’s something quite disturbing about routinely removing or surgically altering healthy bodily organs.

Fortunately it’s possible to get the effect of surgery without a surgeon, without the side effects, and for free.

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Baby Boomers Will Become Sicker Seniors Than Earlier Generations


This is simply not OK:

The next generation of senior citizens will be sicker and costlier to the health care system over the next 14 years than previous generations, according to a new report from the United Health Foundation. We’re talking about you, baby boomers.

NPR: Baby Boomers Will Become Sicker Seniors Than Earlier Generations

There is no good reason why people should get more obese and diabetic. We have the knowledge to fix this problem, so let’s do it.

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Why Don’t All Doctors Like Low Carb?

4.8 out of 5 stars5 star91%4 star3%3 star1%2 star1%1 star1%57 ratings4,851 viewsWhy are many physicians still skeptical to low-carb diets? Despite all the positive effects demonstrated on weight and health?

Here’s an interview with the physician and low-carb expert Dr. Eric Westman. He’s got more experience treating patients with low carb than possibly any other doctor working today.

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Total Transformation

Före och efter

Before and after

Can you believe it is the same man? Here are the amazing things that happened to Ola when he started a sugar-free lifestyle: Continue Reading →


Baked Eggs

Baked Eggs4.6 out of 5 stars5 star80%4 star0%3 star20%2 star0%1 star0%10 ratings10 Strict low carbStrict low carbFat63%Protein32%Carbs4%4 g carbs / serving Easy 5 + 20 m5 minutes preparation20 minutes cooking time

Breakfast, brunch, lunch or a light dinner? You decide when you fancy these baked eggs with ground beef.

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Is Low Carb for Athletes?

Is Low Carb for Athletes? – Interview with Dr. Peter Brukner4.7 out of 5 stars5 star76%4 star15%3 star7%2 star0%1 star0%13 ratings1310:56

Is low carb for athletes? Dr. Peter Brukner is the team doctor for the Australian cricket team, and he knows more than most people about what works, and what does not. In fact he’s had to change his mind quite a bit in the last few years.

Recently I sat down to talk to him about it. Our full interview is now available on our member site:

Is Low Carb for Athletes? – Interview with Dr. Peter Brukner

Get instant access to this and more than 120 other interviews, video courses, presentations and movies as well as Q&A with low-carb experts with a free trial.

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How Can We Make the Membership Insanely Great?

What would make our membership insanely great? What would make people love it enough to want to stay for years? We asked our members and got more than 2,000 replies:


Members want education and inspiration

Four in ten will stay members for years if they feel the membership videos educate and inspire them.

Some thoughts on how to make the videos even better: Continue Reading →


“I’ve Done Low Carb for So Long That I’ve Forgotten How It Started”

Rolf found LCHF even before it was called LCHF in Sweden, meaning before 2005 or so. He’s lost almost 70 pounds and that’s not even the main benefit for him: Continue Reading →


Fish with Oven-Baked Beetroots

Fish with Oven-Baked Beetroots4.5 out of 5 stars5 star71%4 star14%3 star7%2 star7%1 star0%14 ratings14 Moderate low carbModerate low carbFat76%Protein19%Carbs5%11 g carbs / serving Easy 5 + 30 m5 minutes preparation30 minutes cooking time

Salty cheeses, like feta cheese or blue cheese, beetroots and fish make for a heavenly combination. This is an easy to make and colorful dish that will spread joy around the dinner table.

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Get the Movie Carb Loaded on DVD for Free


I really like the low-carb movie Carb Loaded. And I just got an email from one of the creators, Lathe Poland. He told me that they are offering DVDs of the movie to Diet Doctor readers for FREE (shipping charge applies) while supplies last.

If you’ve already seen the movie perhaps this could be a great gift to someone?

Use this coupon code:

To order, please visit the Carb Loaded store.

Simply enter the coupon code in the box and hit “Apply Code”.

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