Because it seems to be an efficient way to reverse the fat build-up in the liver and pancreas that cause the high blood sugars of diabetes. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. There was a problem loading your book clubs. How does that make sense? For anyone newly diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes this book is a must read. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 4, 2018. It will show you the best way to get your errent blood sugars under control quickly and effectively. I honestly had no idea how serious a disease this is. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Unable to add item to List. . InfoGalactic: The Planetar Knowledge Core, InfoGalactic: The Planetary Knowledge Core. A diabetes diet simply means eating the healthiest foods in moderate amounts and sticking to regular mealtimes. Potential conflict of interest: I am a diet book author and blogger who advocates Mediterranean-style eating and low-carb eating for the general public and diabetics. Experts are skeptical about the "Obesity Code" diet and that intermittent fasting can result in long-term weight loss. Dr Fung shares many clinical vignettes from his Intensive Dietary Management Program in Canada. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Maybe it’s easier if you’re obese. When I was diagnosed with Type2 diabetes my doctor (and the rest of the NHS) told me that: Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 18, 2018. For How Long Did Neanderthals Breast-Feed? Writing with clear, persuasive language, he explains why conventional treatments that rely on insulin or other blood-glucose-lowering drugs can actually exacerbate the problem, leading to significant weight gain and even heart disease. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Please try your request again later. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, + No Import Fees Deposit & $8.16 Shipping to Netherlands. First thanks for your disclosures. Key elements are fruits, vegetables and whole grains. The Diabetes Code focuses on the relationship between obesity and diabetes, what insulin does for your body, and how hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance are related problems. Disclosures: I was given an Advance Reader’s Copy of the book by the publisher’s representative, otherwise I received no financial or other compensation. No one told me, no doctor or diabetic clinic has ever explained what type 2 meant. Recipe: Baked Glazed Salmon and Herbed Spaghetti Squash. Diets rich in highly-processed, refined carbohydrates (especially fructose, sucrose, and starches) over-stimulate insulin release from the pancreas. I waffled between a four or five-star Amazon.com review, but settled on four-star because 1) I haven’t read all of the pertinent scientific literature, and 2) I’m not sure how feasible the Fung protocol is for the average type 2 diabetic (or PWD if you prefer). First week of March I was diagnosed with diabetes. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. You are one of the few bloggers that grab my attention because of your commitment to the low carb cause (I don’t say “passion” cos that is now degraded and often used as a put down) and most of your blogs prick up my ears. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Brilliant explanations of the complexities of Type 2 diabetes and must read for anyone newly diagnosed and their doctors. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Please try again. Foods Jason Specifically Recommends: Eggs – Inaccurately demonized due to cholesterol concerns, eggs are in fact incredibly healthy. I wonder if this manifesto was actually written to convince physicians that what we’ve been doing for years is misguided, and that Fung’s approach is the way to go. If the Fung protocol proves widely effective, and I hope it does, a Nobel Prize in Medicine may be in Dr Fung’s future. I began the ketogenic diet and intermittent fasting. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. An essential read for doctor, nurses and patients who want to get better . Melon or Berries. To prevent this overload, cells have to become resistant to insulin’s effects. Dr Fung is a Canadian kidney specialist. I bought both of his books, the obesity code and the diabetes code the day it was released for sale. Not that I’m knocking marketing (heck we all market ourselves in one way or another) but you are an example of how things should be. I’ve always banged on about hyperinsulinemia (excess insulin in the blood) so to hear more about this is encouraging. Your blood glucose is too high, so eat 50 – 60% of your calories in carbohydrates, which are essentially glucose. First week of March I was diagnosed with diabetes. Ultimately what matters is whether his protocol actually reverses diabetes in significant numbers of folks, and does it safely. Reviewed in the United States on April 3, 2018. Type 2 diabetes is reversible! Reviewed in the United States on May 22, 2018. For years people have been arguing whether T2 Diabetes is our fault or just genetic or whatever. Fung completed medical school at the University of Toronto and a fellowship in nephrology at the University of California. But the truth, as Dr. Fung reveals in this paradigm-shifting book, is that type 2 diabetes is reversible. Book Review: “The Diabetes Code” by Dr Jason Fung, One in Eight Healthcare Dollars in the U.S. I’m talking about fasting for 30–36 hours at a stretch, for up to three times a week. I began researching diabetes and found videos of Dr. Jason Fung on YouTube. On non-fasting days, his patients typically eat a low-carb diet, which makes sense to me. My blood glucose at the time was 383 and my A1C was 11.6! He does agree with the recommended foods, including vegetables that grow above ground, legumes, some fruits including apples and berries, animal proteins, and olive oil and butter…