Tag: Diabetes

  • COVID-19 CAUSING UPTICK IN DIABETES?

    COVID-19 CAUSING UPTICK IN DIABETES?

    I was looking through Google News this morning and ran across this story about a kid who was diagnosed with Type-1 Diabetes months after recovering from COVID-19. When their 11-year-old son started losing weight and drinking lots of water, Tabitha and Bryan Balcitis chalked it up to a growth spurt and advice from his health […]

  • Meta analysis of clinical trials show ketogenic diet superior to reduce weight and improvements for diabetics

    Good news for those interested in starting the ketogenic diet or at least wanting to go low carb. The findings of this review show a significant effect of the ketogenic diet as compared to controls in terms of weight reduction, glycemic control, and improved lipid profile. A noticeable improvement was seen in glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) […]

  • 25% of COVID-19 deaths in England had diabetes

    More than a quarter of all NHS patients who have died after being infected with Covid-19 had diabetes, according to new statistics from NHS England. Between 31 March and 12 May, a total of 5,873 patients with diabetes died in hospital from Covid-19, 26 per cent of all coronavirus deaths. It’s the first time data […]

  • Worse outcomes for COVID-19 patients with Diabetes

    If there aver was a time to reduce your carb consumption this is it. Those with diabetes seem to have a much worse time with the COVID-19 virus. More than ever before Metabolic Health is important. While anyone is susceptible to contracting the new coronavius, people with diabetes or metabolic syndrome — a cluster of […]

  • Metabolic Health looks to be the new focus in fighting COVID-19

    Story after story crops up regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on people who have Type-2 Diabetes and/or are obese. The virus seems to affect people with these conditions regardless of age. Many times I’ve seen reports of a relatively young person (below 40 years old) with no underlying health conditions dying from the […]

  • How to reverse type 2 diabetes

    I’m not diabetic and perhaps it’s because I’ve been living by a ketogenic friendly diet and intermittent fasting for a couple decades. When I learned that intermittent fasting was a thing I ran into information from Dr. Jason Fung and read his book, “The Obesity Code”. It’s a good read and extremely informative but, if […]

  • New short term study shows benefit of keto diet for those with type 2 diabetes

    It’s always good to see a new study showing how a simple change in diet can help to treat type 2 diabetes. Not only is it natural but it’s FREE. Following a ketogenic diet lowers blood glucose and HbA1c levels in people with type 2 diabetes, new research shows. A short-term study by Indian researchers […]

  • Going low-carb improves the ability to regulate blood sugar

    Another study is showing that limiting intake of carbohydrates allows those with Type-2 Diabetes to better control their blood sugar. Patients with type 2 diabetes improve their ability to regulate blood sugar levels if they eat food with a reduced carbohydrate content and an increased share of protein and fat. This is shown by a […]

  • Is the Zero Carb Diet the right diet for you?

    India Times takes a look at the Zero Carb diet. I’m not much for the idea of cutting all carbs out. I think that if you’re trying to lose weight or control your blood sugar levels you can still eat carbs but just a limited amount. But, maybe if you’re looking for a quick temporary […]

  • Type 1 Diabetic finds intermittent fasting made life easier

    I wasn’t aware a Type 1 Diabetic could fast at all. I always thought they had to keep their blood sugar at a certain level otherwise they could suffer some severe reactions. You learn something new every day! Intermittent fasting also provided a more Zen-like approach to my waking hours, a change that I soon […]