What do Diabetes and Epilepsy have in common?

This morning I watched a youtube presentation from the latest low-carb summit (Low Carb Breck 2018) by Dr. Eric Kossoff, specialist in epileptic children and ketogenic diets.  It brought back a memory. Two years ago I wandered the aisles in the health food store in Hot Springs looking for a low carb protein powder I could use to make faux pizza crust. As a diabetic I don’t “do” grain but occasionally would like to create a substitute. The sales clerk was very interested in my mission because her daughter is epileptic and treated with a ketogenic diet. Apparently this diet had almost completely eliminated her daughter’s seizures. So the question is, what do diabetes and epilepsy have in common? Continue reading

Understand Alzheimer’s Disease in 3 Minutes

Here is what happens when someone has Alzheimer’s. Sometimes rightly called type 3 diabetes because there is good evidence that insulin resistance and insulin insufficiency are involved.

I wish I’d seen this video a long time ago. It really helps to understand what’s going on. This simple, straightforward animated video explains Alzheimer’s disease in lucid, easy-to-follow terms.

Understand Alzheimer’s Disease in 3 Minutes

I wish I’d seen this video a long time ago. It really helps to understand what’s going on.