Could Treating Type 1 Diabetes with a Low Carb Diet Be Harmful?

Chris Masterjohn is a bloger, podcaster, has a PhD in Nutritional Sciences and is currently Assistant Professor of Health and Nutrition Sciences at Brooklyn College, part of the City University of New York.

Dr. Masterjohn just released a podcast on his site: where he discusses some potential downsides of treating type 1 diabetes with a low carb diet. He talks about the importance of the hormones Insulin and Leptin in the regulation of sex hormones, fertility, and energy. This podcast and the slew of articles and blog posts you’ll find are truly a treasure trove of information.


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