Once glucose levels are lowered with a low carbohydrate diet, the body’s demand for insulin also goes down. As insulin levels are lowered due to lowered glucose levels, this will then be reflected in lab results such as a normal HbA1c or fasting glucose. Once HbA1c or fasting glucose has been normalized, then one can say that the prediabetes has been put into remission or reversed.
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Dr. Hallberg describes how a low carbohydrate diet can be an effective treatment for insulin resistance in this video.