Scientific References

  1. Study: Nitrogen metabolism and insulin requirements in obese diabetic adults on a protein-sparing modified fast.
  2. Study: Effects of diet composition and ketosis on glycemia during very-low-energy-diet therapy in obese patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
  3. Study: Effect of a low-carbohydrate diet on appetite, blood glucose levels, and insulin resistance in obese patients with type 2 diabetes.
  4. Study: Successful treatment of type 1 diabetes and seizures with combined ketogenic diet and insulin.
  5. Study: Effect of a high saturated fat and no-starch diet on serum lipid subfractions in patients with documented atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
  6. High blood glucose levels linked with depression risk
  7. Study: The role of inflammation in depression: from evolutionary imperative to modern treatment target
  8. Study: Role of Translocator Protein Density, a Marker of Neuroinflammation, in the Brain During Major Depressive Episodes
  9. Study: Reversal of Diabetic Nephropathy by a Ketogenic Diet
  10. Study: Fasting glucose is a risk factor for breast cancer: a prospective study.
  11. Study: Prospective study of hyperglycemia and cancer risk.
  12. Study: Abnormal Glucose Tolerance and the Risk of Cancer Death in the United States
  13. Study: Cinnamon Improves Glucose and Lipids of People With Type 2 Diabetes
  14. Study: Effectiveness of Cinnamon for Lowering Hemoglobin A1C in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
  15. Study: Effects of a cinnamon extract on plasma glucose, HbA1c, and serum lipids in diabetes mellitus type 2
  16. Study: Very-Low-Calorie Diet and 6 Months of Weight Stability in Type 2 Diabetes: Pathophysiologic Changes in Responders and Nonresponders
  17. Study: Prospective associations and population impact of sweet beverage intake and type 2 diabetes, and effects of substitutions with alternative beverages
  18. Bloomberg: Daily Soft Drinks Raise Diabetes Risk by 22%, Study Shows
  19. Lecture: Is the obesity crisis hiding a bigger problem?
  20. FDA Exclusivity Regulations
  21. LA Times: Diabetes Drug Rezulin Pulled Off the Market
  22. Study: The effect of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet versus a low-glycemic index diet on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus
  23. Study: Therapeutic role of low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet in diabetes
  24. Diabetes prevalence (% of population ages 20 to 79) - Country Ranking
  25. The Independent: GSK's Avandia banned in Europe on heart worries
  26. CBS News: Actos banned in Europe after diabetes drug tied to cancer
  27. Daily Mail: Eat to beat diabetes:
  28. NY Times: FDA Lifts Some Restricions on Avandia:
  29. News Max: 5 Medications Americans Take That Are Banned In Other Countries
  30. UK Clinic Offering Detox For Diabetics:
  31. Washington Post: Medicare trust fund projected to last until 2026
  32. Daily Mail: Hundreds of babies are now being born clinically obese in the UK
  33. STUDY: A low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet to treat type 2 diabetes
  34. Study: Effect of a high saturated fat and no-starch diet on serum lipid subfractions in patients with documented atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
  35. Dr. Joel Fuhrman, MD. "Spotlight on Reversing and Preventing Diabetes." November, 2005.
  36. CDC Leading Causes of Death
  37. Study: Consumption of fructose and high fructose corn syrup increase postprandial triglycerides, LDL-cholesterol, and apolipoprotein-B in young men and women.
  38. Study: Dietary fructose reduces circulating insulin and leptin, attenuates postprandial suppression of ghrelin, and increases triglycerides in women.
  39. Study: The Effect of High-Fructose Corn Syrup Consumption on Triglycerides and Uric Acid
  40. Study: Adverse metabolic effects of dietary fructose: results from the recent epidemiological, clinical, and mechanistic studies
  41. American Diabetes Associtation: Statistics About Diabetes
  42. Study: Glucose uptake in brown fat cells is dependent on mTOR complex 2–promoted GLUT1 translocation
  43. Study: Alzheimer's Disease Is Type 3 Diabetes
  44. National Diabetes Fact Sheet, 2011. "Complications of Diabetes in the United States." 2011.
  45. Dr. Scott Saunders, MD. "Type 2 Diabetes the Fastest Growing Disease in the West." Senior Living. February, 2012.
  46. American Diabetes Association. "Statistics about Diabetes." January 26, 2011.
  47. American Diabetes Association. "Type 1 Diabetes."
  48. American Diabetes Association. "Diagnosing Diabetes and Learning About Prediabetes." January 4, 2014.
  49. Mayo Clinic. "Treatment and Drugs." January 25, 2013.
  50. American Diabetes Association. "Diabetes Myths." January, 2014.
  51. Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N. "Stress, Illness and High Blood Sugar." April 3, 2013.
  52. American Diabetes Association. "What About Insulin?" January 3, 2014.
  53. H. Peter Chase, MD. University of Denver. "Understanding Diabetes: Chapter 4, Type 2 Diabetes." 2006.
  54. American Diabetes Association. "Amylin Agonists: A Novel Approach in the Treatment of Diabetes." May 2004.
  55. American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Spectrum. "Glucose Metabolism and Regulation: Beyond Insulin. 2004.
  56. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. "Incretin Mimetic Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes." 2013.
  57. RxList. "Byetta." 2012.
  58. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. "Exenatide (marketed as Byetta) Information." 2009.
  59. National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse. "Connection Between Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke?" August, 2013.
  60. Ryan Bradley, ND. "Blood Sugar: How Low is Optimal and Does it Matter How You Get there?" 2008.
  61. American Diabetes Association. "Grains and Starchy Vegetables." December, 2013.
  62. Center for Disease Control and Prevention. "Eat Right."
  63. Ryan Bradley, ND. "My Doctor Used the 'I' Word. Should I Consider Insulin?" 2008.
  64. Study: Status of nutrition education in medical schools
  65. Study: Physical Activity/Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes
  66. Study: The Economic Burden of Diabetes
  67. Study: How does brain insulin resistance develop in Alzheimer's disease?
  68. Study: Evidence for sugar addiction: Behavioral and neurochemical effects of intermittent, excessive sugar intake
  69. American Diabetes Association: Projection of Diabetes Burden Through 2050
  70. Study: Consuming fructose-sweetened, not glucose-sweetened, beverages increases visceral adiposity and lipids and decreases insulin sensitivity in overweight/obese humans
  71. Lecture: Fructose causes insulin resistance – Hormonal Obesity XXXII
  72. Univeristy Of California: Sugar: The Bitter Truth