Tag - autoimmune

Well-known psychologist discusses the power of low carb in transforming his family’s health

Psychologist Jordan Peterson has revealed how transitioning to a high fat, low carbohydrate diet has helped in managing not only his own, but also his daughter’s and his wife’s health conditions.

Peterson, speaking on Joe Rogan’s podcast ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’, explains that his family have suffered from autoimmune disorders, with his daughter Mikhaila being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at just 7 years of age.

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Check your LADA

This is the story of me and my LADA.  No, not the car: LADA is “Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adults”.  It isn’t very well known.  Sometimes it’s called Type 1.5, or adult-onset Type 1.  It’s something that people need to be more aware of, because a lot of people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, actually are suffering from LADA.  Which is unfortunate, because the treatment is different, and the right treatment might make a real difference if you’re diagnosed with LADA early enough.  I was very lucky (or maybe just pushy), but I was diagnosed with LADA five years ago, and my condition is still stable.

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