Feb 04

Decrease Pancreatic Fat

Losing a single gram of fat can reverse diabetes?:

By Dr. Jason Fung

Can removal of a single gram of fat from the pancreas reverse T2D? That’s exactly what Dr. Taylor from the UK recently postulated in his latest paper. How is this even possible?

Tags: , , , , , ,

Feb 04

Read the full article and watch the explanatory graphs here:

The Dawn Phenomenon:

By Dr. Jason Fung

The occurrence of high blood sugars after a period of fasting is often puzzling to those not familiar with the Dawn Phenomenon. Why are blood sugars elevated if you haven’t eaten overnight? This effect is also seen during fasting, even during prolonged fasting. There are two main effects – the Somogyi Effect and the Dawn Phenomenon. Continue reading »

Tags: , , , , ,

Feb 04

Full article here:

Insulin Resistance is Good?:

Everybody says that insulin resistance is bad. Very bad. It’s the root cause of type 2 diabetes (T2D), and metabolic syndrome, isn’t it? So, if it is so bad, why do we all develop it in the first place? What’s the root cause? My friend Dr. Gary Fettke from Tasmania wrote an illuminating book called ‘Inversion’ where he describes how you can learn a lot from looking at things from another perspective. Invert (turn upside down) your perspective, and see how your horizons are immensely broadened. So let’s look at why we develop insulin resistance. Why is it good?

Root Cause Analysis Continue reading »

Tags: , , , , ,

Dec 07

I would not call it the “perfect treatment”, but fasting does work.


* * *

* * *

Gastric banding and bariatric surgery are NOT recommended.


Fasting Cures Type 2 Diabetes – T2D:

While many consider Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) irreversible, fasting has also been long known to cure diabetes. In our previous post, we considered bariatric surgery. While extreme, these surgeries have proven the point that the metabolic abnormalities that underlie T2D (hyper insulinemia, insulin resistance) can often be fully reversed after a short (weeks) period of intensive treatment with bariatrics. Many early studies were done with the heavy-duty Roux-en-Y surgery, which is the heavyweight champions of surgeries. The best weight loss. The most complications. This is the surgery that has ‘Go Big or Go Home’ tattooed on its massive bicep. Continue reading »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,