Type 2 Diabetic Patients on Insulin Can Reduce or Eliminate Insulin with Lifestyle Change and Carbohydrate Restriction

Abstract Objective: Type 2 diabetes and obesity have become an epidemic. The aim of this study was to determine the response of type 2 diabetic patients on insulin through the use of dietary education, intense behavioral treatment, and lifestyle changes. Methods: Sixty-seven type 2 diabetics on insulin were followed in our disease management program, The … Continued

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A Low Carbohydrate Diet Effective in the Treatment of Obese or Diabetic Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Abstract Aim: Diet of Hope Institute specializes in the treatment of obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome. In 2011, a patient being treated at our clinic improved estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) from 46 to 80. The patient was obese, hypertensive and diabetic. She lost 10% of her body weight and was able to stop … Continued

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Maria Van Allen FNP-BC

Maria Van Allen is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner credentialed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and a Certified Nutrition Consultant. She began her career in health care by working at a traumatic brain injury unit which specialized in behavior modification. Since that time she has logged nearly eighteen years of experience in various … Continued

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