A Variety of Useful Tools and Handouts for Patients and TCR Adopters

These handouts summarize SMHP guidelines and key tenets of TCR that are useful for the patients to use in implementing the guidelines or to take to their own practitioner to help them understand the efficacy of this concept

  • Benefits of Therapeutic Carbohydrate Reduction (TCR)

    This handout is useful to discuss the advantages and safety of low carbohydrate diets with your provider. It may be helpful to use if your provider is unfamiliar with low carbohydrate diets.

  • Introduction to Low Carb

    This handout provides you with a convenient list of foods to eat and avoid on a classic, well-formulated ketogenic diet.   It's a really easy guide to get started.                                  

  • Why You Need To Be Using a CGM

    Learn more about continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) and how this device can show you how lifestyle factors, in addition to food, affect your sugar levels.

  • Introduction to Insulin Resistance

    Insulin resistance is the underlying cause of nearly all metabolic disease. This handout reviews the causes, diagnosis and treatment of insulin resistance.

  • The Ketogenic Diet: Concerns and Benefits

    The content is streamlined for accessibility but a huge effort has been made to ensure that it is accurate, devoid of hyperbole and dogma, and supported by the literature, with over 300 references.