The Low Carb Program of Diabetes UK has been extraordinarily successful in going against the general advice of the Diabetes establishment. I signed on for a short time to see what they are about. Very helpful – very structured and it is free.

A recent Article entitled: Low-carb diets should be reinstated as pillars of diabetes control, suggests new study by Camille Bienvenu, she summed up a recent editorial:

Perhaps the most important statement: “Over half of those who consumed only 14 per cent of their total energy requirements as carbohydrate, compared to 53 per cent as per current dietary recommendations, could also safely reduce their medication.”

I had previously posted about one of the Challengers from the 52DC -Jessemaa. His wife was put on a VLCHF diet by her physician. She has been an insulin dependent diabetic for over 25 years injecting 70-90 units of insulin per day. From mid-December to mid-January she reduced her dependency to only very small doses of 8-10 units of insulin 5 times to deal with a high morning test. He recently reported that she is no longer using insulin.

We can only pray that her success continues.

As a side benefit – Jessemaa adopted the same diet – they have both lost weight.

As a Post Script – check out this Study: Fasting-mimicking diet and markers/risk factors for aging, diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease

They actually got the damaged Pancreas in mice to regenerate.

If you read between the lines – “… a fasting-mimicking diet (FMD)—low in calories, sugars, and protein but high in unsaturated fats…” Sounds familiar – huh.