Episode 007 - Diabetics Doing Whole30

Can Type-1 Diabetics do Whole30? They absolutely can*. 

Whole30 co-founder and New York Times bestselling author of It Starts With Food and The Whole30 Melissa Hartwig joins the Diabetics Doing Things podcast to discuss Rob Howe’s journey through Whole30 as a Type-1 Diabetic. 

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On the podcast, Rob and Melissa discuss Rob’s experience as a Type-1 Diabetic Doing Whole30, which included the following results: 

  • Nearly 70% reduction in insulin consumption 

  • Hemoglobin A1C reduction of .5 points (7.0-6.5) 

  • Better energy, a little weight loss and an overall healthier lifestyle

*Please seek the advice of a qualified medical practitioner before making any dietary or lifestyle change as a Type-1 diabetic. Whole30 has a great series called “Talk to Your Doc” which contains useful information to consider when talking with your physician: 

Part 1: Talk to Your Doc: Whole30 and Prescription Medications: 
Part 2: Talk to Your Doc: What to Do if Your Doctor Says No: 

Listen to the podcast to hear the specific details of the results Rob achieved while on Whole30, and connect with Whole30 on social media for more resources on how to be successful on Whole30: 

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