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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This really works!!!!

Greetings all, On January 1, I weighed in at a very uncomfortable 207 lbs.  Obese to say the least….following this plan has enabled me to lose over 35 lbs.  This program has every base covered…Anyone who is overweight and wants to lose some weight should try this.  You have to want to, but the impetus … Continued

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Fructose Metabolism 101

Dr. Robert Lustig,  Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of   Endocrinology at the University of California, San Francisco, has been a pioneer in decoding sugar metabolism. His work has highlighted some major differences in how different sugars are broken down and used:   After eating fructose, 100 percent of the  metabolic burden rests on your … Continued

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