The Low Carb Diabetes Association is named for the most scientifically proven diet designed to prevent diabetes and control all types of diabetes. However, the LCDA advocates a much more comprehensive integrative diabetic protocol, which we have named “The Eight Essentials”®.
There are two main forms of Type 1 Diabetes: Juvenile Onset and Latent Auto-‐Immune Diabetes of the Adult (LADA). About 5-‐10% of diabetes is Type 1, although in the world-‐wide diabetes epidemic, Type 1 cases are also increasing.
The cause of Type 2 diabetes is insulin resistance. What is insulin resistance? Well, we need to start with the pancreas first, a long, narrow organ that sits behind the stomach. The pancreas has two main functions: make digestive enzymes