Diet Doctor Podcast #65 — Dr. Mariela Glandt

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Dr. Mariela Glandt trained with the best experts to learn how to treat diabetes. But her biggest lesson came years after her training when she discovered low-carb diets. Now she sees more success with her diabetes patients than she ever thought possible.

But it isn’t without its challenges, especially in her homeland of Israel — the land of pita, fruit, and challah (a traditional Israeli bread). Dr. Glandt shares her experiences helping people get off diabetes medications and normalize their blood sugar. She also explains when it may be better for a patient to continue taking certain medicines.

Towards the end, we dig into the intersection of Covid-19 and metabolic health, including Dr. Glandt’s thoughts about what we can do to reduce our risk. She has so much knowledge and experience that you won’t want to miss this episode.

Thanks for reading,
Bret Scher, MD FACC

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Table of contents


00:00  Introduction
01:47  Promo of Diet Doctor Pro
03:05  Welcome, Dr. Mariela Glandt
04:32  What Mariela learned about managing diabetes in the past
07:21  Differences between type 1 and 2 diabetes
11:25  Is a low-carb diet more effective at controlling T2D?
17:32  Challenges of sticking to low carb from a cultural standpoint
25:34  Mariela’s approach to regain pancreatic function to manage T2D
29:00  Comparing different options for diabetes reversal
31:51  Insulin treatment for people with T2D?
35:26  Metabolic health and COVID19
40:30  How Israel handles the COVID19 vaccination
43:55  About the 2019 Low Carb Conference in Israel
48:05  Last words and where to find Dr. Glandt

About the video

Virtual podcast recorded in January 2021, published in February 2021.
Host: Dr. Bret Scher
Producer: Hari Dewang

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