Dr. Sanghani spent years training as a physician in endocrinology and diabetology. She knows everything about the expensive medications used to treat type 2 diabetes.
Now, Dr. Sanghani has made it her mission to get her patients off those medications, and instead use lifestyle therapies, including low-carb diets, to help them transform their health.
But as a doctor in Mumbai, this comes with its own set of challenges. The Indian culture is not very accepting of a moderate protein, low-carb diet, and recommending meat presents a particular challenge for some patients.
Despite these hurdles, Dr. Sanghani presses onward. She’s a pioneer of low-carb lifestyles in her country.
It’s easy to cheer for her and wish her success on her journey with her patients.
Thanks for reading,
Bret Scher, MD FACC
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Table of contents
1:56 Welcome, Dr. Roshani Sanghani
2:40 Becoming a US trained endocrinologist in Mumbai
4:28 Roshani’s first introduction to the world of low carb
9:10 The awakening of “Insulin is the right treatment”
11:45 Roshani’s knowledge about low carb helps others in India
13:23 Challenges in the medical community
16:55 Type 2 diabetes in India
18:33 Egg yolk myth
20:30 Educating people about protein
22:47 Treating vegetarian patients in India
29:04 Bread and type 2 diabetes
30:46 Exercise and its trend in an Indian culture
33:02 Dr. Roshani’s medication method
34:15 Women’s health according to Roshani
38:40 Intermittent diet
41:40 Advice for type 2 diabetes patients
45:29 Where to find Dr. Sanghani
About the video
Virtual podcast recorded in June 2020 and published in September 2020.
Podcast host: Dr. Bret Scher
Managing producer: Hari Dewang
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