The Low Carb Cardiologist Podcast
About This Show
Welcome to The Low Carb Cardiologist Podcast! We aim to be your go-to source for accurate and cutting-edge information to help you achieve your best health ever! Led by Dr. Bret Scher, a practicing cardiologist with over 20 years of clinical experience, we are going to help you explore evidence based, practical information and dive deeper into the controversies as it relates to your health and your healthcare.
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Most Recent Episode
LCCP035: Dr. Jeff Stanley — How Ketogenics is Changing the Game of Treating Type 2 Diabetes
5 days ago
This week, I welcome Dr. Jeff Stanley of Virta Health back to the podcast to discuss the results from their one-year Cardiovascular Risk Factor Assessment clinical trial. The results, which are published in the peer-reviewed publication Cardiovascular Diabetology, include some very impressive findings. Findings that may just shake up conventional wisdom about a high fat diet. During our conversation, we discuss the details of the trial, and also explore practical implications of a ketogenic diet, intermittent fasting, macro calculations, and beta-hydroxybutyrate measurements. Dr Stanley and Virta health have already revolutionized the way we treat diabetes, and this latest trial only furthers that mission. Key Takeaways: [4:31] Virta Health's method is to safely and sustainably reverse type 2 diabetes. [9:08] New data will soon be published by Virta. [13:42] The guidelines and macro data Virta uses with patients. [19:25] Advice for people seeking information on a ketogenic diet from their doctor. [22:15] Obstacles patients face with staying compliant to treatment and lifestyle changes. [26:12] Virta’s priority when discussing intermittent fasting is safety, safety, safety. [30:26] What does the cardiovascular intervention trial data show after one year? [51:55] What pushback is Virta experiencing after publishing their results? Mentioned in This Episode: Low Carb Cardiologist Website Dr. Scher on Twitter Dr. Scher on Facebook Virta Health Low Carb Cardiologist Podcast with Dr. Jeff Stanley Episode #11 Low Carb Cardiologist Podcast with Dr. Victor Montori Episode #30 This Episode is Sponsored by: Oura Ring Sleep Tracking Technology helps improve your understanding of the depth, quality, and length of your sleep. Visit OuraRing.com and at checkout use the code ‘LOWCARBCARDIOLOGIST’ to get $50 off your order.Read more »