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Sarah Hallberg

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2KD Classic: Sarah Hallberg Reverses Diabetes

2 Keto Dudes

Richard picks a classic podcast here at the Food for Thought conference in Zurich in June 2018, he talked to Sarah Hallberg about Type 2 Diabetes, low-carb healthy-fat, and Virta Health.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/2-keto-dudes/donations

1hr 6mins

20 Sep 2021

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Interview with Sarah Hallberg, DO, MS, ACSM-CEP, FOMA, FNLA

Cardiometabolic Beat Podcast

Dr. Hallberg is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in the field of carbohydrate restriction for type 2 diabetes, and part of the largest and longest trial to date in this field. In this interview Dr. Hallberg discusses the evidence behind ketogenic/low carb diets in reducing cardiometabolic risk and much more.


21 May 2021

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#162 - Sarah Hallberg, D.O., M.S.: Challenging the status quo of treating metabolic disease, and a personal journey through a grim cancer diagnosis

The Peter Attia Drive

Sarah Hallberg is the Medical Director at Virta Health and a physician who has spent nearly two decades treating patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes. In the first half of this episode, Sarah discusses how she became a huge believer in the efficacy of carbohydrate restriction for the treatment of type 2 diabetes through her research and clinical experience. Sarah challenges the common beliefs about the role of dietary fat and carbohydrate on the plasma makeup of fatty acids and triglycerides. She also expresses the importance of understanding early predictors of metabolic illness—highlighting one particular fatty acid as the most important early predictor—before finishing with a discussion about how doctors might be able to personalize patients’ metabolic management in the future. In the second half of this episode, Sarah tells the personal story of her own lung cancer diagnosis. She talks about dealing with her grief, deciding to continue her work while prioritizing her family, and how she devised a plan to extend her survival as long as possible.   We discuss: How Sarah discovered the profound impact of carbohydrate restriction for reversing obesity and type 2 diabetes [3:15]; Prediabetes and metabolic syndrome: prevalence, early signs, and the importance of treating early [16:00]; Overview of fatty acids, how they are metabolized, and understanding what you see in a standard blood panel [29:15]; The relationship between diet composition and metabolic markers [35:15]; Why palmitoleic acid is such an important biomarker [48:15]; The best early indicators of metabolic disease [1:00:00]; Personalized management of metabolic illness [1:07:00]; Sarah’s cancer diagnosis and the beginning of her journey [1:15:15]; The emotional impact of a devastating diagnosis [1:27:15]; Sarah’s plan to extend survival [1:36:45]; Sarah’s aggressive treatment plan [1:47:30]; Life-threatening complications and the return of her cancer [1:59:00]; Sarah’s reflections on her approach to life with chronic cancer and balancing her time [2:11:00]; and More. Learn more: https://peterattiamd.com/ Show notes page for this episode: https://peterattiamd.com/SarahHallberg  Subscribe to receive exclusive subscriber-only content: https://peterattiamd.com/subscribe/ Sign up to receive Peter's email newsletter: https://peterattiamd.com/newsletter/ Connect with Peter on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram.

2hr 21mins

17 May 2021

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No More Insulin! Type 2 Diabetes Cure with Virta Health's Sarah Hallberg

Finding Genius Podcast

Sarah Hallberg was charged with setting up a clinic to treat obesity and researched her way into a remarkable finding: the low-fat emphasis engrained in medical school as preventative of obesity had no real backing in actual outcomes. This started her journey that led to type 2 diabetes treatments centered on a low-carb intervention. Listeners will hear about How her research uncovered that this low-fat med school lesson didn't play out in studies, How she defines low carb and what kinds of results she got with patients who'd taken insulin for years, and  How she blended her successful clinic work with Virta Health to produce a well-researched application for type 2 diabetic patients accessible to everyone. Dr. Sarah Hallberg is the Medical Director at Virta Health; previously, she founded Indiana University Arnett's Medically Supervised Weight Loss Program and still serves as their Medical Director. Even before medical school, she focused on physiology, exercise, and nutrition and fitness facts. Her research into obesity before the clinic opened aligned with type 2 diabetes causes. She gives listeners an intriguing story about the dramatic effect the low-carb diet had on her patients at the Indiana University Clinic. In fact, the plan quickly morphed into a type 2 diabetes diet. Her work with the clinic and Virta Health on low-carb plans is reversing type 2 diabetes with diet and exercise in numerous patients.  Dr. Hallberg gives listeners a helpful picture of how this plan works as she defines what low carb means in her clinic. Generally, if under 25% of daily calories come from carbs, or if one consumes under 125 grams of carbs per day, it's considered a low-carb diet by professionals. But she utilizes an even lower number, with less than 10% of calories from carbs a day, or less than 50 grams per day. She's careful listeners understand that this is NOT a no-carb approach and some carbs are good providers of micro nutrients and such. A small amount of those carbs will come from dairy and the biggest amount comes from non-starchy vegetables and seeds. She gives an interesting description of the physiology for these interactions as well as how adding whole-food fats make a difference. Finally she describes how the Virta Health plan and application works. It's a direct-to-consumer product and provides users with frequent personalized contact with a health coach.  For more about the program, see virtahealth.com.  Available on Apple Podcasts: apple.co/2Os0myK


3 Oct 2020

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E19: Reversing Type 2 Diabetes Starts With Ignoring The Guidelines, with Dr. Sarah Hallberg

Mastering Blood Sugar

Dr. Sarah Hallberg, medical director for Virta Health, discusses research that suggests a reversal of type 2 diabetes in some patients is possible. Virta Health offers a new model for diabetes care that combines real-time remote medical attention and personalized nutritional therapy to create a sustainable lifestyle change in patients. This model of care goes beyond diabetes management care and can sustainably reverse diabetic conditions. For more conversations about reversing diabetes visit drmowll.com. In this episode you will learn about: A reversal of diabetes is possible. Metabolic conditions need a continuity of care that our current healthcare system cannot provide. Virta Health offers sustainable diabetes reversal through its remote care model. Diabetes reversal must include a low carbohydrate approach or a calorie-restricted diet. Virta Health provides patients with personalized and real-time coaching to implement a more sustainable lifestyle change in patients. Key Takeaways: [00:54] Our healthcare system is ill-equipped to handle chronic health conditions. Virta Health is transforming that system to provide a continuity of care for patients. [11:11] What are the practices of a diabetes reversal program? [16:45] Are plant-based diets effective for disease reversal? [20:03] Explain the benefits of nutritional ketosis. [26:55] How do you help people figure out their optimum food intake to burn their body fat? [28:32] How do your coaches help people be more successful in disease reversal? [32:09] Is it possible to shift the global crisis of metabolic health? [34:29] Is there a thought or an idea that best summarizes your work? What book changed your life? What advice would you give to someone who was just diagnosed with type 2 diabetes? Mentioned in this Episode: Virta Health website Reversing Type 2 diabetes starts with ignoring the guidelines (Dr. Sarah Hallberg’s TED Talk) Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl Enjoyed the Podcast? Subscribe on iTunes and leave a review! For more Dr. Mowll, check out his  website drmowll.com For more information on this week’s episode, visit: Mastering Blood Sugar Podcast


15 Jul 2020

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006 - Dr. Sarah Hallberg

High Performing Practice

Good physical health, like good financial health, requires a mindset open to change. This week, Mike chats with Dr. Sarah Hallberg, a diabetes specialist intent on revolutionizing the lives of her patients. Join our podcast to find out how to transform the different aspects of your life. Check out Dr. Sarah Hallberg's TEDx Talk here. Click here to check out Virta Health's website.  ------ Learn more about High Performing Practice here. To join the web course now, text 4DAYS to 72345 For weekly motivation, subscribe to the blog by texting PERFORMANCE, to 72345 ------ Connect with Mike on LinkedIn Follow Mike on Twitter


26 Feb 2020

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Dr. Sarah Hallberg "Its More Than Just Calories. Its More Than Just Weight Loss." | KKP 52

The Keto Kamp Podcast With Ben Azadi

Research Dr. Sarah Hallberg explains how to use a low carbohydrate, ketogenic diet for reversing type 2 diabetes. Dr. Sarah Hallberg is the Medical Director at Virta Health, the first clinically-proven treatment to safely and sustainably reverse type 2 diabetes without medications or surgery. As a physician and exercise physiologist with a passion for helping people be healthy through diet and exercise, she is responsible for providing medical supervision to Virta's expert team of physicians and oversees the clinical strategy for Virta Clinic participants. Learn More About Dr. Sarah Hallberg:  https://www.virtahealth.com/about/drsarahhallberg . . You can watch this full lecture by Dr. Sarah Hallberg on the JumpstartMD YouTube channel:  Sarah Hallberg - Type II Diabetes Treatment: How Did We Get Here? What's Our Best Path Forward?   https://youtu.be/ZeoxR0PzP6Q    . // R E S O U R C E S   🎓Want to become a keto and fasting pro? Join the BRAND NEW Keto Kamp Academy today: http://bit.ly/2MKEkWW      $39 Bottle of Olive Oil for $1.00 http://www.ketokampoliveoil.com   Dr. Sarah Hallberg "Don't be Fooled, There is a lot of Money In Keeping You Sick."| KKP 16 The Keto Kamp Podcast With Ben Azadi: https://apple.co/36befJA         I'll be speaking at LowCarb USA Boca Raton, Florida January 2020 conference: https://www.lowcarbusa.org/low-carb-events/se-2020/ Use KetoKamp at checkout for $100 off your ticket price.   The Keto Kamp YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/ketokamp Grab Ben's ebook, The Keto Kickstart Guide: 4 Steps to Burning Fat Instead of Sugar, FREE at www.ketokickstartguide.com // F O L L O W   B E N A Z A D I ▸ instagram | @thebenazadi | http://bit.ly/2B1NXKW ▸ facebook | /thebenazadi | http://bit.ly/2BVvvW6 ▸ twitter | @thebenazadi http://bit.ly/2USE0so ▸ email | ben@ketokamp.com This podcast is for information purposes only. Statements and views expressed on this podcast are not medical advice. This podcast including Ben Azadi disclaim responsibility from any possible adverse effects from the use of information contained herein. Opinions of guests are their own, and this podcast does not accept responsibility of statements made by guests. This podcast does not make any representations or warranties about guests qualifications or credibility. Individuals on this podcast may have a direct or non-direct interest in products or services referred to herein. If you think you have a medical problem, consult a licensed physician.


30 Oct 2019

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#10 - Dr. Sarah Hallberg

Diet Doctor Podcast

For decades the medical world has seen type 2 diabetes as a chronic condition that we can only hope to manage with medications to delay inevitable complications. Dr. Hallberg and her colleagues at Virta Health have completely changed that paradigm by showing us that we can reverse type 2 diabetes and we can allow patients to safely stop most if not all of their medications. How have they done this? With a ketogenic diet combined with high touch and high tech. Could this approach work for the millions of people suffering with type 2 diabetes? Dr. Hallberg certainly thinks so, and in this interview explains why.


1 Jan 2019

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The Power of a Ketogenic Diet to Reverse Disease with Dr. Sarah Hallberg

The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

Dr. Sarah Hallberg is a diabetes expert, who is here to change the way we treat diabetes. Her number one weapon for reversing type 2 diabetes: a ketogenic diet.Dr. Hallberg is a Medical Director at Virta Health and a Fellow of the Aspen Institute’s Health Innovator Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She is also the Medical Director and founder of the Medically Supervised Weight Loss Program at Indiana University Health Arnett and an adjunct Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Hallberg is serving as Chair of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Council for The Nutrition Coalition. Dr. Hallberg is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Obesity Medicine, and The American Board of Clinical Lipidology and is a Registered Exercise Physiologist by the ACSM. She is also a Fellow of the Obesity Medicine Association and The National Lipid Association.In this episode, Dr. Hallberg shares the benefits of a high fat, or ketogenic, diet. You may have heard that a ketogenic diet can be beneficial for your health—that it promotes weight loss, longevity, and enhanced cognitive function—and wondered if the hype is true. Tune into this week’s episode to find out. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 3mins

5 Sep 2018

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Do You Offer Disease Reversal to Your Patients by Sarah Hallberg, DO

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Do You Offer Disease Reversal to Your Patients by Sarah Hallberg, DO


21 Aug 2018