Ketogenic Diet in Type-2 Diabetes

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What you'll learn

The inability of current recommendations to control the epidemic of diabetes, the specific failure of the prevailing low-fat diets to improve obesity, cardiovascular risk, or general health. read more »»

The persistent reports of some serious side effects of commonly prescribed diabetic medications, in combination with the continued success of low-carbohydrate diets in the treatment of diabetes and metabolic syndrome without significant side effects, underline the need for a revision of current dietary guidelines. The benefits of carbohydrate restriction in diabetes are immediate and well documented. At the same time, concerns about the efficacy and safety are conjectural rather than based on evidence.

The therapeutic ketosis approach should be considered as a valid metabolic alternative in the treatment of patients affected by diabetes II.

Who Should Attend?

    • General practitioners
    • Primary care physicians
    • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
    • Postgraduate students in medicine
    • Nurses
    • Life science graduates
    • Physicians
    • AYUSH students
    • Paramedical Staff
    • Dentists
    • Pharmacists
    • Students interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

“By the end of this course, you’ll be able to understand:

  • Learn History of the Ketogenic Diet
  • Diet Pathophysiology
  • Side Effects, Pros, and Cons
  • How and Why the Diet works
  • Ketogenic Diet in Type-2 Diabetes”


Dr. Raffaele Pilla

St. John of God Hospital – Fatebenefratelli, Benevento,


Raffaele Pilla, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Doctor Europaeus, received his Master’s degree in Pharmacy at G. d’Annunzio University in Chieti-Pescara, Italy in 2005, where he also served internships at the Cell Physiology Laboratory and Molecular Biology Laboratory. Prior, he was an Erasmus Student at Faculté de Pharmacie de Reims in Reims, France. He received his Doctor Europaeus in 2010 from Pitié-Salpétrière Institute in Paris, France. Also in 2010, he received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Physiology, and Pathology of Muscle at G. d’Annunzio University in Chieti-Pescara, Italy. He was hired as a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of South Florida in Tampa, on two research grants funded by the Office of Naval Research (US Navy) and Divers’ Alert Network. He has written and lectured widely worldwide. He has been involved in ongoing research at the University of South Florida with the use of ketone esters.

For: beginners

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