• Title: The Ketogenic Diet for Type 1 Diabetes: Reduce Your Hba1c and Avoid Diabetic Complications
  • Author: Ellen Davis Keith Runyan
  • ISBN: 9781943721054
  • Page: 326
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Ketogenic Diet for Type Diabetes Reduce Your Hba c and Avoid Diabetic Complications Before the invention of insulin type diabetic T D 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
    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 insulin method increases the cost of diaBefore 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 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.The logical solution is to reduce both carb intake and insulin dosage Avoiding carbs while enjoying foods rich in healthy fats and protein stabilizes blood sugar and reduces medication costs and the risk of long term complications.The Ketogenic Diet for Type 1 Diabetes provides the tools and information you need to successfully take control of your diabetes In addition to clear explanations of the science, you ll find personal success stories, lists of the foods to eat and to avoid, cooking tips, how to get started and personalize the diet, adapting basal and bolus insulin doses, and special considerations for children with T1D.

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