What and How I Eat

Soon after my diagnosis with the help of the online community and Richard Bernstein I learned that restricting the carbs in my diet let to dramatic improvements in my blood sugar control. But I also came face to face with the utter contradiction between what worked for me and what I was told by the so-called “experts.” This led to a period of years where I variously went back and forth trying to work with my healthcare team and periods when I actively deceived them and declined to talk about what I was eating. Eventually I started seeing more understanding doctors (I’m still working on the educator/dietician side of the issue). My current endo is very supportive of my diet.

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