Nine months ago I switched from LCHF to Dr. McDougall’s high carb no fat diet (plant based, starchivore) to manage my type 1 diabetes. Since then I have not needed to inject rapid insulin at meal times. Before that, I needed about 10 units of bolus a day (plus 16 of basal), even though my carbs intake was less than 30 grams a day. Dietary fat had made me so insulin resistant, that my body needed exogenous insulin to metabolise it’s very own carbs my poor liver was grinding out all day, every day.
So how do the blood sugars of a high carb no bolus diabetic look? Read More