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Dana Carpender: What Health Conditions Respond to Low Carb Diets?
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Dana Carpender: What Health Conditions Respond to Low Carb Diets?

Dana,  what is the range of health conditions that you have seen respond to a low carb diet in your readers? The most exciting, perhaps, is polycystic ovarian syndrome, the most common cause of female infertility, and very definitely an insulin-driven illness. Back when I was still self-published, I got an email from a woman … Continue reading

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A Day of Low Carbohydrate Eating

One person’s low-carbohydrate diet will look very different to another’s. When you eat low-carb, meals start to lose the distinction higher carbohydrate meals have. At some point in the 20th Century, marketers decided that some foods were breakfast foods and some should be defined as lunch. Therefore, breakfasts should be cereal and/or toast, and at … Continue reading

Diabetes Self-Care is Often at The End of the List for Patients. Why?
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Diabetes Self-Care is Often at The End of the List for Patients. Why?

A team of Swedish medical researchers interviewed 24 people who had diabetes to see if there were factors that got in the way for self-caring behaviours that enhanced diabetes management. They found that some patients didn’t believe diabetes was all that serious, that it was way down the priority list compared to dealing with other … Continue reading