If you want to learn more of the science behind keto, if you have fears about eating fats or lowering carbs, if you want to find some good books to read on keto, you’ll find links to them all below. Dig in!

Section A contains the basic information on using a Ketogenic Lifestyle
In some links you may see a few foods that are not listed in our Food List. Always reference OUR Food List! Most sites include foods that are just for weight loss and don’t consider diabetes as well.
A1: Our Food List – plan to follow the Basic list ONLY for the first 30 days

And Our Pinterest Recipes that match

A2: Am I Diabetic? Will I be??
A3: Low Carb in 60 Seconds

A4: Side Effects in the Beginning

A5: Am I Diabetic?

A6: Treating a Mild Hypo: Treating Mild Hypos without Creating Rebound High Blood Sugar

A7: How Do I know How Much Protein to Eat: (instructions are below the chart)


Section B contains information on the different Diabetes Medications and  how they work. How much do you know about the meds you take?
Keto will help you reduce or eliminate medications so  your body can get back into balance and work as it was meant to. (If you’re type 1 you’ll always need some insulin since  your body can no longer make it, but you can get down to the lowest possible dose)

B1: Info on Metformin (if your md prescribes this, do ask for the Extended Release form to avoid the terrible diarrhea it causes for so many people!

B2: Info on Oral Meds that force you to produce more insulin

B3: Precose, Glucobay, and Prandase

B4: All About Insulin for Type 2

B5: GLP-1 Agonists

B6: DPP-4 Inhibitors

B7: SGLT2 Inhibitors, Farxiga, Invokana, Jardiance. Questionable New Drugs

B8: Dangerous Diabetes Drugs

C. Inspiring Videos that you’ll Love!

C1: Dr. Eric Westman presenting The Science Behind Low Carb High Fat
at the Central Coast Nutrition Conference held in San Luis Obispo, CA, Dr.
Westman explains why eating a low carb high fat diet is better for
our bodies.  He cites studies and experience in his own practice at Duke University Medical Center.

C2: Dr. Sarah Hallberg’s Tedx Talk: Reversing Type 2 diabetes starts with ignoring the guidelines. If you’re diabetic, this will probably surprise you!

C3: Dr. Peter Attia: What if we’re wrong about diabetes?
video is very eye-opening on just what diabetes is. it always makes me cry

C4: Diet, Health and the Wisdom of Crowds
Tom Naughton at Springfield College in Massachusetts, describing how the dietary wisdom of crowds was replaced by advice from the so-called experts, which is now being replaced again by the wisdom of crowds.

Bob Briggs is a very relatable guy, someone just like you and me
who started following keto, lost a lot of weight, and has dedicated a lot
of his time to spreading the word 🙂 You’ll enjoy his video!

D. Thyroid Issues

D1. Is it Possible to Recover from Hypothyroidism? by Dr Andreas Eenfeldt also known as the DietDoctor

D2: How following Keto may help Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, which is an autoimmune disorder


H1: The Cholesterol Myth…and What to do about it

H2: Know Your Triglyceride/HDL Ratio

H3: Lt. Frederick Schwatka and Low-Carb Adaptation- from the blog of Dr Michael R. Eades, M.D.

H4: Accused of a Crime That Never Took Place – LCHF on Trial in Sweden

H5: 82% Fat and Never Been Healthier

H6: Why Cholesterol May Not Be the Cause of Heart Disease – by Dr Mark Hyman

H7: The Grave Dangers of Statin Drugs—and the Surprising Benefits of Cholesterol

H8: Heart of the Matter – How Did We Get So Far Down the Wrong Track – by Dr Mercola

H9: Fats and Oils – Which to Use?

H10: The Big Fat Fiasco, parts 1 – by Tim Naughton

I. Blogs, Websites, Experts

I1: Dr Richard Bernstein’s University

I2. Dr Ron Rosedale’s Teachings:

I3. Dr Davis Wheat Belly

I4. Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt, Swedish medical doctor and specialist in family medicine

I5. Jenny Ruhl – Blood Sugar 101

I6. Christine Cronau

I7: Butter Bob Briggs

J. Recommended Reading

J1: TO LEARN ALL ABOUT LOW CARB: The Art and Science of Low Carb Living by Volek and Phinney

J2: FOR THE ATHLETES AMONGST US: The Art and Science of Low Carb Performance by Volek and Phinney

J3: Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution

J4: Diabetes 101: What They Didn’t Tell You About Diabetes
by Jenny Ruhl

J5: Keto Clarity by Jimmy Moore and Dr Eric Westman

J6: Cholesterol Clarity by Jimmy Moore and Dr Eric Westman:

J7: Why We Get Fat: And What to do About It by Gary Taubes

J8: Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taubes

J9: Keto Adapted by Maria Emmerich (Forward by William Davis and by David Perlmutter)

J10: The Obesity Code by Dr Jason Fung
(Please note, Fasting is a great tool but in our group we don’t suggest it until
you’re fully fat adapted and have followed our basic food list for 30 days. Keto
will lead you into a NATURAL intermittent fasting simply by reducing your
IF you are diabetic and are taking insulin or oral meds that force excess insulin
production, fasting should  ONLY be done under the supervision of a doctor.)

K. Recommended Facebook Groups

K1: LearnKeto: (my group)

K2: It’s a Low Carb Life!

K3: Christian Keto (LCHF)

K4: Fatty Liver Support

K5: Diabetes Retinopathy and Eyes

Thanks for reading! I hope you found some interesting information here. Please feel free to talk about it in the comments 🙂