Both type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure respond well to low carbohydrate diets that lower blood sugar and insulin. There is a risk of low blood sugar or blood pressure dropping too quickly if the transition is not medically supervised. This way of eating enables many patients to go into remission without the need for medication. In the long run complications are reduced if not abolished. Once in a ketogenic state hunger is much reduced and most patients are able to go longer between meals. The brain becomes more sensitive to the body fat's hormonal signals and begins to regulate weight naturally. This along with improvements in circadian biology can be a great help for weight loss.