Category Archives: Success Stories

Reversing type 2 diabetes in only 2.5 months with keto and fasting

With a combination of keto, fasting and exercise, Osvaldo has been able to reverse his type 2 diabetes in only 2.5 months! It’s very impressive. Here’s exactly how he did it: The email Hello Andreas, I want to thank you for the advice at Diet Doctor, as it helped me reverse my type 2 diabetes…

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A low-carb diet: Maintaining a 70-pound weight loss for five years

Name: Karen Parrott Age: 51 Height: 5’1” (155 cm) Highest weight: 187 lbs (85 kg) Current weight: 113-116 lbs (51-53 kg) For the past five and a half years, Karen Parrott has maintained a healthy weight, after 40 years of struggling with obesity, food addiction and binge-eating. This post is about how she did it.…

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The keto diet: “my little secret lies in avocado, eggs and coconut oil”

Eshareturi has been able to reverse her type 2 diabetes using only a ketogenic diet and intermittent fasting. Fantastic! This is what she has to say: The email Good morning Dr. Andreas, In February of this year, the 13th to be precise, I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes with a blood glucose of 267…

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“Keto is now a lifestyle and not a diet”

Gene and his father Gene watched his beloved father struggle with a low-fat diet to manage his type 2 diabetes, until he passed away in 2009. Then Gene started having his own issues with type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. He attempted to treat the conditions the same way that his father…

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“Life. Is. Good.”

Brenda and me in Low Carb Breckenridge 2017 There’s an exciting event happening in New London, Connecticut, in July 15-16 called Ketofest. It’s a festival for the low-carb lifestyle, meaning that it’s not just a conference, but a party. Tickets are ridiculously cheap at $250 for the weekend, and health professionals are free to register!…

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“Within three months of starting a well-formulated ketogenic diet, all flares were gone!”

Can a ketogenic diet alleviate some skin conditions, like acne and other similar conditions? It was the case for Sailor, who has not had flare ups of her Hidradenitis Suppurativa after becoming keto adapted. The email I suffered with Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) for over 20 years. Essentially a network of boils in the sweat glands…

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“Everything about me has changed”

Resolving skin issues with keto Emily’s dermatologist told her that her skin issues were due to inflammation, so she started reading, and heard that ketosis could be a great way to overcome it. So she put all the info together and started on a ketogenic diet. This is where it has taken her: The e-mail…

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How Gina really healed herself from obesity and metabolic syndrome

Before and after Gina was recently featured in [a certain] Magazine’s ‘Half their Size 2017’ issue. According to [the magazine]: “I overhauled my entire diet,” says the Port St. Lucie, Florida, resident, who gave up sugar, processed foods and swapped starches like pasta for veggie-heavy salads. Lassales also started wearing a Fitbit and talking long…

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How a Cancer Survivor Changed Her Diet and Lost 100 Lbs!

Meet our January Ship Shape Challenge winner, Yvonne Shaver! Yvonne’s story is proof that willpower can go a long way in creating your ideal shape. Ten years ago, at age 40, Yvonne was diagnosed with breast cancer. She survived, but aggressive treatments and depression left her weak. “My body suffered from sore bones, muscles and…

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How Melissa lost 100 pounds with a keto diet, and kept it off for 15 years

Name: Melissa ForehandAge: 41Height: 5’4 1/2” (160 cm)Highest weight: 240 lbs (109 kg)Current weight: 145 lbs (66 kg)Lowest weight: 125 lbs (57 kg) Back in the summer of 2001, Melissa Forehand was miserable and depressed. She could feel that her clothes were getting tighter but wasn’t even sure how exactly much she weighed. “I stopped…

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Woman who ate ‘carbs all day every day’ drops 100 lbs after going keto

Kristina Guice had always been “the fat kid in school,” she says, so when the Tucson, Arizona, native got accepted to graduate school across the country in Long Island, New York, she decided this was her opportunity to make a change. Guice, 25, had recently lost a close friend — who had also been her weight…

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Reesa Lost 160 lbs Because Of Her “Beyond the Scale” Mindset

Reesa Carr has been on her weight loss journey and achieved some absolutely amazing results. Yes, she’s lost weight. From 375 lbs to 215 lbs, to be exact. She’s also lost over 150 inches. But even MORE than that, she’s gained confidence, energy, happiness, self-love, and so much more. We had the chance to catch…

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