In 2017 I was diabetic and taking a combination of drugs as a consequence. The usual cocktail of Metformin, Gliclazide, Ramipril and of course…statins. When my GP told me that the effectiveness of the blood sugar lowering drugs was wearing off, Canagliflozin, which would effectively cause me to pass out the offending glucose in my urine, was prescribed.
By this point I was resigned to the dogma that it was going to be an inevitable decline and that more and more drugs would need to be added to combat this downward spiral of ill health and so happily accepted my doctors advise.
Then I discovered low carb and realised (with scepticism and trepidation) that there may be hope after all. After spending many, many hours poring over the works of Tim Noakes, Gary Taubes, Nina Teicholtz, Jason Fung, Steve Finney, Robert Lustig, Zoë Harcombe and more, I returned to my…
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