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Best keto resources for doctors

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Keto resources for doctors | Keto CME’s – metabolic syndrome & epilepsy | Keto guidelines | Fasting science | Clinician questions | Marketing your practice | Patient education resources |Best resources for a keto overview |

Knowing where to start makes change less daunting. Here is our curated list of the best the credible keto world has to offer. If you have additions, let us know!

Best keto resources for clinicians

Note: A low-carbohydrate diet is a loose term for restriction of sugar & starches. Similarly, there are many versions of the ketogenic diet for weight loss. A stricter version, the medical/therapeutic ketogenic diet (TKD) requires strict macro-nutrient measurement and strict patient adherence. A TKD uses blood ketone levels as an objective criteria of achievement.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) / Certified Education (CE)

CME / CE’s for clinicians – keto for metabolic syndrome, diabetes & weight loss

CME’s /CE’s for clinicians – ketogenic therapies for epilepsy & brain health

Clinician to clinician questions

Virta Health hosts a “Low Carb Clinicians” group on Facebook.  It is a great resource for questions “about the use of low carbohydrate lifestyles and nutritional ketosis in the treatment of metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, obesity and metabolic disease.” Clinicians ONLY.

Fasting science (and time restricted eating)

The Fasting Method. The science of fasting. What are the benefits. Getting started. Type 2 Diabetes. Wellness. Autophagy. Research.

The Fasting Doctor: Helping women maximize health, wellness and fertility.

Keto diet guidelines

Many types of keto diets are related to weight loss goals. Different diet versions are also emerging to treat specific  disorders. Some are elimination diets to treat allergies or reactions to food, others aim at improving irritable bowel or other digestive issues. Other versions of the diet help with neurological or psychiatric disorders, these require close monitoring and specific design..  Ketogenic diets can be used to control or reverse metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and these versions also require careful control.  If a ketogenic diet is used to treat a disorder, it is being used as a medical intervention, and as such it will require medical supervision and strict adherence.

If you take prescription medications or suspect you have an underlying condition, then please work with your clinicians to tailor your diet to your specific needs. Of course, there are also many websites, books, podcasts and self-proclaimed experts aimed at weight loss. Buyer beware.

Marketing your low-carb practice

Many individuals are looking for a low-carb clinician to support them on their low-carb journey. They might look in anyone of over 20 listings of Keto Doctors and Clinicians near me. If you are a low-carb practitioner building your practice, then we want to provide you tools to help you succeed. This Google sheet, Marketing your low-carb practice, can help. It has links to the submission page for each metabolic health practitioners directory. Let us know how it works for you!

Listing yourself with the following directories will help patients find you.

Targeting your approach to your patient’s culture

We all benefit from supportive relationships in our lives. Recognizing a patient’s affinity groups in making lifestyle changes will improve their chance of success, whether your patient is a post-menopausal woman or a member of a particular ethnic group. If you treat patients from a variety of ethnic groups, then you’ll find this podcast from Bret Scher and Tony Hampton a must listen.

Patient education resources

Diet Doctor has produced the following PDF handouts you may want to use in your practice: All include Diet Doctor branding and a link to their coaching program.

They’re adding resources all the time, so check their website. For example, Blood Tests for Patients on Low Carb

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