Cheers to that! Diabetes, the rich-man’s disease, coined “honey urine” is diagnosed through none other than: urine tastings! Initial treatment recommendations – Horseback riding (to reduce urination, obviously), rehydrating through wine (naturally) and following high fat and high protein diets (sounds familiar?)
This just in! Urine is only the color of whiskey. New method of identifying glucose in urine through chemical tests discovered (fewf!)
Dr Frederick Allen publishes a book which reveals case records of diabetes patients treated with a calorie-restrictive ‘starvation diet’. Unfortunately, the restrictions went overboard – some managed the disease, other just died.
The all-important HbA1c test is developed. Since more and more cases of children are diagnosed with the disease,’Adult Onset Diabetes’ is exchanged for the new term ‘Type 2 Diabetes’.
The widely-accepted generic nutrition recommendations include high fiber, lots of veggies, low fat intake & regular exercise. Hmm… somehow pyramids come to mind.
The World realizes the heavy weight of Diabetes: The World Health Organization launches World Diabetes Day in response to the rapid rise of diabetes around the world – annually held on November 14th ever since.
Carbs start getting a bad rep. Low-carb intake is generally accepted as a means of achieving good blood glucose control and avoiding diabetes-related complications.
Diabetes, accounting for 10% of the US population, becomes the 7th leading cause of death. By the way, it’s no longer the rich man’s disease – the epidemic pervades people of all socio-economic status.
Swedish GP Dr Annika Dahlqvist is accused of malpractice and undergoes investigation for recommending a low carb, high fat diet to her patients. Luckily, her methods are found to be scientifically sound. Or are they?
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