Fasting condition as dietary treatment of diabetes

Patent Number: 9386790

Patent Date: 2016-07-12

Patent type: utility

A method of alleviating symptoms of, or treating, pancreatic beta-cell damage in a subject includes a step of identifying a subject having pancreatic beta-cell damage. Multiple cycles of a diet protocol are administered to the subject. The diet protocol includes administering of a fasting mimicking diet and a re-feeding diet where the fasting mimicking diet is provided for a first time period and the re-feeding diet is provided for a second time period.


First Name Last Name City State Country
Valter D. Longo - - -
Chia-Wei Cheng - - -


Section Class Sub Class Group Sub Group
A 23 L 1 29


Organization First Name Last Name City State Country
University of Southern California - - - - -