Category Archives: Diabetes

Diabetes Australia bungles dietary advice

A Wheat Belly Blog reader passed this exchange between his father and a dietitian representing the Australian Diabetic Association onto me. While nearly all of you are no strangers to the ignorance exhibited by defenders of the dietary status quo, … Continue reading

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An open letter to Tom Hanks: Don’t be diabetic!

Tom Hanks announced on the David Letterman Show that he was diagnosed with diabetes after many years of struggles with blood sugar. All the news media have captured the story; here’s the USA Today story. Mr. Hanks seems like a … Continue reading

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Zero tolerance for hypoglycemia

Wheat elimination starts you powerfully on the path to reversing diabetes. We’ve seen it many times and it continues to develop in people who kiss their bagels, pretzels, and processed foods booby-trapped with wheat goodbye. But, as diabetics become less … Continue reading

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Let your stomach do the talking

Janzo posted this interesting perspective on diabetes and blood sugar: I have pre-diabetes, and have tried EVERY popular “change your diet” book published in the last 10 years, with little results: I still fought my lifelong sweet-tooth and cravings for … Continue reading

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Type 1 diabetes . . . cured?

Carrie posted this wonderfully thought-provoking comment about her diabetic son: My 13 yr old son was diagnosed over a year ago with Type 1 [diabetes]. Before his diagnosis, I was very ‘green’ — bought organic foods, bought meat from free-range, … Continue reading

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Newly-diagnosed type 1 diabetes

Suzanne posted this story of her son and family’s experience with newly-diagnosed type 1 diabetes: My young son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 4 months ago. The “specialist diabetes” dietician told us that there is no such thing as … Continue reading

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Just add water: Instant diabetes reversal

Teresa posted this wonderful comment of diabetes reversed within 48 hours of losing the wheat: I just recently started this new lifestyle after reading the book about 12 days ago. I was a type 2 diabetic on Metformin and Byetta … Continue reading

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Diabetes: “Cured by Wheat Belly”

Take a look at Mary’s story posted on the Wheat Belly Blog: I used to be diabetic. Now I am not. Cured by Wheat Belly. Fasting blood sugar less then 87 mg/dl consistently. Postprandial [after-meal] readings at one hour at … Continue reading

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Size 12 down to size 4, 7.75 inches off the waist, and goodbye diabetes!

Those of you who have been following these conversations over the past several months have noticed that many people with diabetes and pre-diabetes are experiencing marked reductions in waist size and, with it, reductions in blood sugar and hemoglobin A1c, … Continue reading

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Diabeti illuminati

Terry May, a reader of this blog and a diabetic, posted this wonderful comment on how he reduced his reliance on insulin and is in the process of getting rid of diabetes by banning all wheat from his life: Before, … Continue reading

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