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Podcasts featuring Dr. Attar

PODCAST Popular interviewer Shawn Baker interviews Dr. Attar about his health journey.

PODCAST Dr. Attar speaks with a fellow type 1 diabetic, Nayiri Mississian, the host of Low Carb and Fasting.

PODCAST Spanish nutrition coach, Sergi Escanes, talks with Dr. Attar about his health history and carnivore diet talking.

PODCAST Fellow veteran Mark Miller talks with Dr. Attar about a range of issues, including health, that concern veterans.

Videos featuring Dr. Attar

VIDEO Dr. Attar discusses the biochemistry of the Randle Cycle with Prof. Kay as it relates to diabetes and insulin resistance.

VIDEO Dr. Attar talks with Mike Fitzpatrick who despite having type 1 diabetes, overcame a lifelong food addiction and lost over 150 pounds. He also speaks with a health coach who specializes in food addiction.



Three Days with Pioneering Diabetes Physician Richard K. Bernstein

Dr. Richard K. Bernstein, MD, is a world-renowned advocate for diabetes patients and the author of several books on the subject, including his bestselling The Diabetes Solution. After developing type 1 diabetes at age 12, Dr. Bernstein spent the next 20 years following the standard dietary recommendation for high-carb meals, which he found—and later proved—to be a roller coaster for blood sugars with serious consequences.

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Exercising with Diabetes

Dr. Ryan Attar has lived with type 1 diabetes since 1980 when he was 27 years old and serving overseas as a captain in the U.S. Army. Discharged, immediately following his diagnosis, Dr. Attar spent the next several years training to become a naturopathic doctor and nutritionist, opening his Connecticut office in 2019. Dr. Attar doesn’t let his type 1 diabetes slow him down.

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Why This Former Army Captain With Type 1 Diabetes Eats Low-Carb

Dr. Ryan Attar was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes a decade ago while serving as a captain in the U.S. Army. After his diagnosis, he received a medical discharge. medically discharged. He made the most of his unexpected career change by getting a doctorate in naturopathic medicine and a master's degree in nutrition. Dr. Attar opened his practice in 2019.

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Understanding Food Sensitivities

In recent years, food sensitivities and intolerances have become more common. However, if you bring up the topic with your doctor they may, at best, test you for food “allergies.” If you have food sensitivities, allergy testing is unlikely to benefit you, and your symptoms won’t be resolved. 

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Childhood Diabetes

Mistakenly called juvenile diabetes and, for years, believed to occur primarily in youth, we now know that Type 1 diabetes can start at any age. However, it’s very important that children who do have T1 diabetes manage their blood sugars and A1c properly. Unregulated, high blood sugars and hyperglycemia have dangerous effects on a child's development and health. Multiple studies show that children with T1 diabetes whose blood sugar is poorly controlled experience decreased growth.

“I’m no longer pre-diabetic. Not only is Dr. Attar an expert on metabolic issues, but he’s also a very compassionate doctor. I started to see him in 2020 for insulin resistance, pre-diabetes, and weight issues, and he has helped me immensely!”


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