Dr. Keith Runyan, MD


Keith Runyan PhotoDr. Keith Runyan is a nephrologist and obesity medicine specialist who also has type 1 diabetes. He has a blog at ketogenicdiabeticathlete.wordpress.com.

Dr. Runyan’s primary interest is in helping those struggling with diabetes and weight management. He utilizes a low-carb lifestyle to help his clients improve blood sugars and body composition through his online diabetes coaching service. Those with type 1 diabetes find Dr. Runyan’s approach especially helpful since he too has been following a low-carb lifestyle since 2012 and living with type 1 diabetes for over 20 years.

Dr. Runyan is a masters athlete and competes in olympic weightlifting.

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Potential conflicts of interest

Updated August 8, 2019.

Keith Runyan, MD is the owner of ketogenicdiabeticathlete.wordpress.com, a blog that includes online diabetes and weight management coaching service that includes instruction in the use of low-carbohydrate nutrition.

Dr. Runyan has normalized his own blood sugars as a type 1 diabetic by following a low-carb ketogenic diet.

Dr. Runyan has no other potential conflicts of interest.



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