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Type 1 Diabetes: New Study Shows More Stable Blood Sugar on Low Carb

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It could be a good idea to switch to a low-carb diet if you have type 1 diabetes, according to a new study. Low carb leads to more stable blood sugar without any negative effects on risk factors:

Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism: Short-term Effects of Low Carbohydrate Diet on Glycaemic Parameters and Cardiovascular Risk Markers in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes – A Randomised Open-label Cross-over Trial

A recent larger study likewise found that a low-carb diet was superior for people with type 1 diabetes.

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“I Thank My Diabetes for Teaching Me to Live a Sugar-Free Life”

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Before and after

Julia Nelly was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Unfortunately, after having followed the advice from the healthcare system about the food pyramid she felt worse than ever.

She searched for how to feel better and read about low carb. She changed her diet and here’s what happened: Continue Reading →

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“I Knew Straight Away That This Diet Was the Only Choice for Me”

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Before and after

Despite intense dieting and exercising to manage her type 1 diabetes, Stephanie kept gaining weight. She started researching on the internet, and after typing in diabetes diet and finding Dr. Bernstein’s work, she had a light-bulb moment and threw out the carbs from her fridge: Continue Reading →

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“I Am Still Amazed at the Keto Diet”

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Diana and her partner

Diana was in shock and denial when she, after months of feeling unwell, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. She followed the guidelines but they were simply not working for her.

Then her partner and a friend mentioned LCHF, and everything changed: Continue Reading →

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Improve Type 1 Diabetes with Low Carb


4.8 out of 5 stars5 stars91%4 stars0%3 stars4%2 stars4%1 star0%23 ratings438 viewsDr. Keith Runyan has a unique perspective on type 1 diabetes and low-carb diets, as he has the disease himself, eats low carb and is a medical doctor. We sat down to discuss the basic idea, his experience, the great news… and his concerns.

You can watch part of the interview above (transcript). The full interview is available (with captions and transcript) with a free trial or membership:

Improve Type 1 Diabetes with Low Carb – Dr. Keith Runyan

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Can You Drink Diet Soda on a Low-Carb Diet?

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Can you drink diet sodas on a low-carb diet? What if you can’t give it up – is that sugar addiction?

This and other questions are answered this week by our food addiction expert, Bitten Jonsson, RN: Continue Reading →

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How to Avoid Complications of Type 1 Diabetes


4.9 out of 5 stars5 stars91%4 stars5%3 stars1%2 stars1%1 star0%58 ratings6,102 viewsWhy are the recommendations to people with diabetes to eat a high-carb diet a bad idea? How does it likely increase the risk of complications massively? And what is the alternative?

This is one of the most personal and powerful presentations from the recent Low Carb USA conference. In it Dr. David Dikeman tells the story of how his son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes – and came back home with dietary advice that sent his blood sugar on a rollercoaster.

Then Dr. Dikeman and his wife stumbled upon Dr. Bernstein’s low-carb work and started implementing his recommendations. This totally changed his son’s life.

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Watch a preview above (transcript). The full 37-minute presentation is available (with captions and transcript) here:

How to Avoid Complications of Type 1 Diabetes – Dr. David Dikeman

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Revolutionary “Artificial Pancreas” Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

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A revolutionary new medical device for treatment of type 1 diabetes has been approved in the US by the FDA. It’s a device which continuously monitors blood glucose levels and automatically adjusts and delivers insulin accordingly.

It’s almost like an “artificial pancreas”:

CNN: ‘Artificial Pancreas’ for Type 1 Diabetes Wins FDA Approval

Hopefully, it will make everyday life for patients with type 1 diabetes significantly easier. The device is expected to be available for patients in the spring.

Of course, even if a device like this can be very helpful for people with type 1, it can only simplify the administration of insulin. There will still be a lot of delay both in sensing glucose levels, and in waiting for insulin to be absorbed. Thus, achieving close to perfect blood-glucose control will likely also require control of the carbohydrate intake, both quality and (especially) quantity.

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“In Short, It Works”

Blood sugar before and after LCHF

Blood sugar before and after LCHF

Can an LCHF diet help people with type 1 diabetes?

According to the picture above and Greg’s personal story, the answer appears to be very clear: Continue Reading →

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How to Avoid Complications of Type 1 Diabetes

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Why are the recommendations to people with diabetes to eat a high-carb diet a bad idea? How does it likely increase the risk of complications massively? And what is the alternative?

This is one of the most personal and powerful presentations from the recent Low Carb USA conference. In it Dr. David Dikeman tells the story of how his son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes – and came back home with dietary advice that sent his blood sugar on a rollercoaster.

Then Dr. Dikeman and his wife stumbled upon Dr. Bernstein’s low-carb work and started implementing his recommendations. This totally changed his son’s life.

Watch it

You can now watch it on our member pages, including captions and transcript:

How to Avoid Complications of Type 1 Diabetes – Dr. David Dikeman

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Here’s what our members have said about the presentation – on top of giving it a 4.9 / 5 rating: Continue Reading →

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