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Keto diet and Type 1 Diabetes
Do you or someone you know have type 1 Diabetes? If so, then you may want to listen to this interview about managing Type 1 Diabetes with the Keto Diet! We all know that the keto diet can definitely help with Type 2 Diabetes. But how about those that are inflicted with type 1 diabetes? Turns out that it can also be very healing for Type 1 Diabetics and those that follow it may even require less insulin! So exciting!
I brought Andrew Koutnik on today, who is a researcher at University of South Florida and an expert on doing the keto diet with type 1 Diabetes. He is going to give us the low down on managing Type 1 Diabetes with the Keto diet. Hope you enjoy!
Why the keto diet for diabetes?
There are numerous reasons to do the Keto diet if you have Type 1 Diabetes! Not only will you prolong your life and experience less complications, you can save money on insulin. Recently, there has been an advent in the increase in drug prices and unfortunately this will make it a lot harder for people to afford to purchase insulin. If you are a diabetic and your healthcare provider gives you permission, then do the Keto diet!
Where can you find more of Andrew’s work on Type 1 Diabetes?
Andrew has a blog, called andrewkoutnik.com. On his site, you can find some of the research he has done on Type 1 Diabetes and the Keto diet. He has an impressive amount of publications! I highly recommend that you visit his blog and learn as much as you can prior to starting the keto diet. You always want to be the most informed before beginning any new regimen in your life!
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