I don’t even think LCHF is a good idea. However, my main point is of course you’re going to get lower blood glucose numbers on a very-low-carb diet plus two oral diabetes meds. When you fast, your body just draws fat from wherever and glucose, mainly from your liver, which is probably producing too much glucose already since your hbA1C is creeping up, as you’ve noted. Fasting isn’t designed to immediately get your blood glucose as low as a low-carb diet and two meds, one of which increases insulin. It’s designed to reduce insulin and, largely through creating a short-term … Read more »
2. Fosfomycin (PO)
Bactericidal agent that is excreted into the urine and inhibits cell wall synthesis by interfering with peptidoglycan synthesis.
Spectrum: Broad spectrum vs Gram positive including MRSA, VRE; Gram negative including Pseudomonas and some ESBL’s .
Used for: Uncomplicated urinary tract infections in women, especially in those with history of resistant bugs. Given as a one-time mega-dose of 3 g (excreted into urine and achieves high levels there for several days. Sometimes used for complicated UTI’s in males with resistant pathogens (3 g PO q3 days x several doses), although this is an off-label use.