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Old 12-07-2015, 02:34 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by marko View Post
Back in the 90's when the Atkins Diet was in vogue, I mentioned it to my PCP who incidentally had a side specialty in diabetics.

I was waiting for a "you're going to blow out a kidney" lecture.

Instead, he said that he had 6 patients that no longer needed to inject due to a small variation of the Atkins Diet.
As tmm mentioned above the first episode also included a guy whose diabetes was reversed with a no carb diet but he also persuaded the guy and his wife to limit their eating to a 10 hour window. In their case they chose to only eat between 9am and 7pm. (The wife also needed to lose a lot of weight) The doc also convinced the guy to fast for 24hrs one or two days a week and also to do High Intensity Interval Training, which for him was walking fast down the street for 2 minutes, strolling back to the start and walking fast again. It was very impressive how quickly the new regime cured his diabetes.

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