This post was originally published at blog.mycircadianclock.org

This is the story of how I helped my dad with his diabetes. After reversing my own pre-diabetes and drawing on research from circadian rhythm biology, I made a recommendation to my dad that went against his doctor’s advice — to reduce his dose of long-acting insulin and make up for it with short-acting insulin. This turned out to be the linchpin that helped him achieve lower blood sugar levels.

Previous attempts to manage my dad’s diabetes

My dad has had type 2 diabetes (T2D) for 30 years, and previous attempts to modify…

Nimet Maherali, Ph.D.

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