Stone-walling low-carb: DAA, AHPRA, and the Diet of Worms.

Richard David Feinman

Our 2015 paper, Low-carbohydrate diets as the first approach in the treatment of diabetes. Review and evidence-base, summarized the clinical experience and the research results of the 26 authors. Meant to be a kind of manifesto on theory and practice, the first version of the manuscript was submitted to a couple of major journals under the title “The 15 Theses on…” harking back to Martin Luther’s 95 Theses. A critique of Church practices, particularly indulgences — for a few bucks, we get you or your loved ones out of purgatory, the Theses were supposed to have been nailed by Luther to the door of a church in Wittenberg. Our MS  was rejected by BMJ and New England Journal although, like the original 95, it does not seem particularly radical — TheAmerican Diabetes Association (ADA) acknowledges that dietary carbohydrate is the major source of high blood glucose and most of our points…

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