Episode 152

Managing Type 1 Diabetes with a Ketogenic Diet

EP152: Managing Type 1 Diabetes with a Ketogenic Diet

A life-long diabetic shares the information traditional doctors may not tell you.

After being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age 9, Michael Griffith has had to consider his blood sugar levels at every step of his life. Managing his diabetes during severe weight drops for high school wrestling sparked his interest in the biomechanics behind his condition. He received his Masters of Science from University of Kansas Medical Center and has dedicated his life to helping athletes cure chronic injuries when traditional medicine has been ineffective. He has written articles for Men’s Fitness, Diabetes Forecast and contributed to the Complete Idiot’s Guide to Core Conditioning.

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Key Takeaways:

[5:24] Michael was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in the third grade.

[15:05] How alcohol causes hyperglycemic reactions.

[17:17] Ketoacidosis is not ketosis.

[22:05] How Michael controlled his Type 1 Diabetes with a ketogenic diet.

[27:05] Doctors are still giving the wrong information to parents about sugars.

[33:56] Michael’s typical daily menu and his advice for diabetics.


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Posted by Drew

July 17, 2018 in Podcasts

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