Drastic Improvement in 1 month LC eating

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Drastic Improvement in 1 month LC eating

Postby Stacysol » Sat Dec 22, 2018 11:42 am

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Hello, Just wanted to extend a huge thanks to this forum and the continued effort that goes into spreading awareness and education.
When I discovered my ApoE3/4 status 4 years ago an internet search brought up very little information and my doctor surely had no suggestions as to how to proceed. It was overwhelming trying to find the right path. Fast forward and here we are with such wonderful information and a community willing to share their knowledge with one another. Thank you! I wanted to share my recent success with following a low carb diet... in just 4 weeks my inflammation reduced to within normal values, my lipids are heading in the right direction... LDL-P went from 2000's t0 1200's and ApoB dropped 24 mg/dl LDL-C dropped 50 mg/dl. I am still experiencing Dawn Phenomenon with my blood sugar but hopeful my liver will catch on soon. I was very concerned with my cardiac health since I also have suffered from hypertension since my late 20s. I share this information in hope of helping someone else who is feeling overwhelmed or discouraged. I was nearly convinced by my lipidologist that stains were going to be the only thing keeping me from a heart attack. I am so so glad I requested labs to compare the effect of a healthy low carb diet to show him- diet can work. Now that I gifted my entire family with their raw gene data (via 23and Me) I am feeling confident I can also share how they can help manage their ApoE4 status too. Feeling Hopeful for the first time in a long time!
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Re: Drastic Improvement in 1 month LC eating

Postby floramaria » Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:57 pm

Stacysol wrote:
........ I wanted to share my recent success with following a low carb diet... in just 4 weeks my inflammation reduced to within normal values, my lipids are heading in the right direction... LDL-P went from 2000's t0 1200's and ApoB dropped 24 mg/dl LDL-C dropped 50 mg/dl. I am still experiencing Dawn Phenomenon with my blood sugar but hopeful my liver will catch on soon. I was very concerned with my cardiac health since I also have suffered from hypertension since my late 20s. I share this information in hope of helping someone else who is feeling overwhelmed or discouraged. .......... Feeling Hopeful for the first time in a long time!


Hi Stacysol,

Congratulations on your success in just 4 weeks of following a low carb diet. What great news and excellent results. It is remarkable how quickly dietary changes can impact inflammation and lipids. Thanks so much for sharing this with the community where it will quite likely accomplish what you are hoping : "encouraging someone else who is feeling overwhelmed or discouraged."

Wishing you continued success. Please keep us updated.
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IFM/ Bredesen Training in Reversing Cognitive Decline (March 2017)

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Re: Drastic Improvement in 1 month LC eating

Postby Julie G » Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:49 pm

Inspirational!

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Re: Drastic Improvement in 1 month LC eating

Postby Starfish77 » Mon Dec 24, 2018 12:30 am

Thank you for sharing your wonderful success.

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Re: Drastic Improvement in 1 month LC eating

Postby Stacysol » Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:03 pm

Thank you, met with my Lipidologist yesterday- guess what he didn't suggest!! no mention of statins :)

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Re: Drastic Improvement in 1 month LC eating

Postby Julie G » Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:58 pm

How wonderful you could use diet and lifestyle instead! :D Keep up the great work.


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