Unlock the secrets of managing type 2 diabetes through nutrition with our esteemed guest, Dr. Alfa Patel, an expert in internal medicine and clinical research. Prepare to challenge your preconceptions with our interactive quizzes and myth-busting discussions that reveal the truth behind diet and diabetes. From the deceptive nature of calorie counting to the surprising effects of common foods on blood sugar, this episode is an eye-opener for anyone navigating the complexities of nutrition and health. Dr. Patel and Sharon Smith, RN are here to guide you through the science of blood sugar response and the pivotal role insulin plays in your body's well-being.

As we peel back the layers of diabetes management, you'll gain invaluable insights into how different macronutrients uniquely influence blood sugar levels. Our conversation with Dr. Patel takes you beyond the morning glucose reading, offering strategies to manage insulin resistance and practical tips for controlling your A1C. The episode is peppered with surprising facts about everyday foods and their impact on diabetes, equipping you with knowledge that can revolutionize your approach to eating and health management.

But we don't stop at diet alone. Dr. Patel sheds light on cutting-edge treatments that are reshaping diabetes care, from new medications like GLP1 agonists and Mounjaro to novel procedures aimed at improving gut health. And for those curious about the world of clinical research, we provide a reassuring glimpse into the safety protocols that safeguard study participants. Join us as we explore these advancements and more, offering a treasure trove of information that could change the way you manage diabetes.

Take Home Data on Diet and Diabetes:

  • Diabetes and Nutrition
  • Understanding Diabetes and Blood Sugar Response
  • Managing Type 2 Diabetes Through Diet
  • Impact of Food on Blood Sugar
  • New Medications for Diabetes Management 
  • Patient Safety in Research Studies
Recording Date: February 19, 2024

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