Remembering Kevin Moore

The LLVLC Show (Episode 831): Dave Dikeman Is A 10-Year Old Type 1 Diabetic On Fire For Low-Carb Living


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In Episode 831 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore,” we’ve got a spunky and enthusiastic 10-year old Type 1 diabetic named Dave Dikeman along with his dad Richard Dikeman joining us as our interview guests today. Most of the time when we share interviews with you on this podcast, it features an established author, researcher, doctor, blogger or someone with a presence on the Internet. However, when I heard about the story of a young man with Type 1 diabetes who had beat it with a low-carb diet, I just had to get him on the podcast for a chat. That young man’s name is Dave Dikeman and he’s joined on the show by his dad Richard.

Dave’s keynote address at the 2014 JDRF on 6-14-14


Listen in as I speak with Dave and Richard about how they discovered he had Type 1 diabetes after losing 12 pounds and having a scare with diabetic ketoacidosis, the rather “interesting” food they fed him in the hospital, the adjustment period trying to follow the American Diabetes Association diet, their shocking, eye-opening realization during an ADA-fundraising event where they served high-carb snacks that there had to be a better way, how they came across low-carb nutrition for controlling diabetes, how to overcome the “kids-need-carbs” mentality, what his friends think about the way he eats and whether he feels ostracized eating this way, how he enjoys playing quarterback of his flag football team (where they just won the state championship…AGAIN!), what his favorite low-carb foods are, whether he see this diet as challenging in any way, how he gets an A1c of 4.4, and so much more. Dave and Richard aren’t promoting anything but the fact that anyone can do this if they’re willing to give up sugar and grains. Be inspired by what this kid has to share about overcoming obstacles to not just survive, but thrive. ENJOY!


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What did you think about little Dave Dikeman and his uplifting story about how low-carb, high-fat changed the way he looked at his Type 1 diabetes forever? Share your feedback about it in the show notes section of Episode 831. Coming up next week, we’ve got three fantastic new interviews to share with you, including the restorative story about what happened to former low-carb blogger and podcaster Hank Garner on Monday, nutritional and fitness consultant for Men’s Health Dr. Mike Roussell on Tuesday, and New York Times bestselling author of I Quit Sugar and Australian media darling Sarah Wilson on Wednesday. There’s never a dull moment on this podcast, so don’t miss a single episode!

Here’s the upcoming LLVLC Show episode schedule:

6-23-14: Hank Garner
6-24-14: Dr. Mike Roussell
6-25-14: Sarah Wilson
6-30-14: Leslie Klenke
7-1-14: Christopher Kelly/Dr. Jamie Busch
7-2-14: Ashley Tudor
7-7-14: Dr. Justin Marchegiani
7-8-14: George & Tina Pauley
7-9-14: Dr. Ronesh Sinha
7-14-14: Dr. Joe Leonardi
7-15-14: Ayub Khattak
7-16-14: Ivor Cummins
7-21-14: Brent Britton
7-22-14: Jay Harrison
7-23-14: Will White
7-28-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Zeeshan Arain
7-29-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Dominic D’Agostino
7-30-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Charles Mobbs
8-4-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Mary Newport
8-5-14: KETO CLARITY–Bryan Barksdale
8-6-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Bill Lagakos
8-11-14: KETO CLARITY–Franziska Spritzler
8-12-14: KETO CLARITY–Maria Emmerich
8-13-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Jay Wortman

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  • Martin

    Jimmy, have you had a chance to test the Ketonix breath analyzer, advertised on your page?

    Any chance you are discussing it in the upcoming book or going to write a review?

    • LLVLCBlog

      Yes to all of your questions and my review is coming soon. 🙂

      • Martin

        Great, thanks!

  • We’ve heard that the statin drug industry is something like $39 billion a year, is that right? Do you know how much the insulin industry is? Pushing diabetics to eat all these high glycemic foods seems like an effort to get them to have to use more and more insulin. Thoughts?

    • LLVLCBlog

      Statins are a $29 billion annual cash cow internationally for the pharmaceutical industry. Insulin accounts for around $17 billion annually around the world and it’s hard not to push carbohydrates when you know these drive the need for insulin even higher. No doubt.