Can a ketogenic diet reverse type 2 diabetes?

Virta Health

By Dr. Stephen Phinney and the Virta Team

Insulin resistance is the hallmark of type 2 diabetes and manifests as carbohydrate intolerance. Like other food intolerances, the most logical and effective approach to managing carbohydrate intolerance is to restrict sugars and starches to within the individual’s metabolic tolerance. A well-formulated ketogenic diet can not only prevent and slow down progression of type-2 diabetes, it can actually resolve all the signs and symptoms in many patients, in effect reversing the disease as long as the carbohydrate restriction is maintained.

Learn more here: Reversing Type 2 Diabetes with Nutritional Ketosis

This video series by Dr. Sarah Hallberg is also useful: Reversing Diabetes 101

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