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A Child with Type 1 Diabetes Successfully Treated with the Paleolithic Ketogenic Diet

By Dietdoctor @DietDoctor1

Here's another remarkable success story. A 9-years-old child with type 1 diabetes was put on a very low-carb paleo diet. The result? He no longer needs insulin injections - his body still manages to produce enough insulin by itself - and his blood sugar stays normal.

This of course meant the child no longer has any episodes of low blood sugar. He has also improved his health in many ways, improved his fitness, reduced number of infections and improved his eczema.

The child has now been followed for 19 months and is still doing great.

IJCRI: A child with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) successfully treated with the Paleolithic ketogenic diet: A 19-month insulin freedom

Obviously it's still likely that the child will eventually need insulin injections, as his body's number of insulin-producing beta cells may continue to get fewer.

Most people who have had type 1 diabetes for a long time need insulin injections even on a strict low-carb diet. But they need far lower doses, and it becomes much easier for them to control their blood sugar. See stories below.


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