Matthew Capowski

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This thread will be used to discuss diabetes (both type I and type II).

An excellent book on the subject of Diabetes is:


Diabetes Solution by Dr. Bernstein.

Dr. Bernstein is really a pioneer in this whole area and was among the first from the mainstream who stated the necessity of a low carbohydrate approach to managing blood sugar.

Fiber-fermenting bacteria improve health of type 2 diabetes patients https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180308143047.htm

The following is the journal article that the above article is based on:

Gut bacteria selectively promoted by dietary fibers alleviate type 2 diabetes http://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6380/1151

When the fiber-promoted SCFA producers were present in greater diversity and abundance, participants had better improvement in hemoglobin A1c levels, partly via increased glucagon-like peptide-1 production.

Todd Caldecott on diabetes mellitus: https://toddcaldecott.com/conditions/diabetes-mellitus/

The holistic treatment of NIDDM is essentially the same as for metabolic syndrome, with the addition of a few key nutrients and herbs, and specialized approaches to deal with the complications of diabetes.

Interesting study questioning tight glycemic control: Glycemic Control for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Our Evolving Faith in the Face of Evidence https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5031530/