Does protein raise blood sugar?

gluconeogenesis... why do my blood sugars rise after high protein meal?

There is a lot of controversy and confusion over gluconeogenesis and the impact of protein on blood sugar and ketosis. I want to shed some light on protein, insulin, and how high protein meals impact your blood sugar. Some common questions around the interwebs include: If you are managing diabetes, should you avoid protein because …

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How to use your blood sugar as a fuel gauge for weight loss and blood sugar control

Data Driven Fasting

Intermittent fasting has helped many people lose weight, lower their blood sugar, and reverse Type 2 Diabetes without the hassle of tracking their food. But, sadly, for many others, fasting doesn’t provide the results they hoped for. When we get ravenously hungry after not eating for an extended period, most of us tend to reach …

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Dr Richard Bernstein: Standing on the shoulders of giants

People who have type 1 diabetes and excellent blood glucose control are statistically rare. These ‘overachievers’ typically have been influenced by the work of Dr Richard Bernstein. People successful in their management of type 1 diabetes control the amount of carbohydrate in their diet to prevent “the blood sugar roller coaster”. As well as calculating …

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