SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN ARTICLE CLAIMING SURGERY CURES DIABETES.

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN ARTICLE CLAIMING SURGERY CURES DIABETES.

The July, 2017 Scientific American Magazine featured an article about how Bariactric surgery cures diabetes. They invited comments and I couldn’t let the opportunity pass without a rebuttal. Below is my comment. You can check the next issue to see if they printed it or not.. Re, Scientific American July 2017, p. 61. “Operation: Diabetes.” There is a much, much easier way to “stop diabetes.” Most type 2 diabetics can normalize their blood sugar and reduce or eliminate their medications in 3 days with a…

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CARBSMART TO THE RESCUE!

  Dr. Atkins popularized the Fat Fast, based on the Keckwick diet developed in the 1950s by Prof. Alan Keckwich and Dr. Gaston Pawen. Fat fasting forces the body to burn stored fat by depriving it of glucose (sugar). Since even protein can be partially converted to glucose via a process called gluconeogenesis, eliminating almost everything but fat guarantees that even those who are most metabolically resistant to weight loss will switch to burning fat rather than sugar. By limiting calories to 1,000 per day, stored fat will make up the difference between the dietary fat coming in and energy needs.…

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