February 29


181: Dr Matt Calkins – Prevention is Better Than Cure

February 29, 2024

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181: Dr Matt Calkins - Prevention is Better Than Cure

Dr Matt Calkins

 Dr Matt Calkins is the husband of Dr Laura Buchanan and new father to James. Matt is a board certified family medicine doctor and has sat for his obesity medicine boards. He runs a metabolic health clinic where he uses a low carbohydrate ketogenic diet approach to treat numerous conditions. 

Matt also is a Metabolic Health Practitioner and is the chair of the resources committee for the Society of Metabolic Health Practitioners. He enjoys lifting weights, playing tennis, and hiking in his spare time. He thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2014 before medical school and has plans to eventually hike the Pacific Crest Trail.


Link to Show Notes on Website



Dr Matt’s Top Tips

  1. You have to advocate for yourself.
  2. If you improve your metabolic health by any amount with your diet that is the biggest win.
  3. Move more – just move more whatever that means to you. Any amount of movement is going to be beneficial.

Resources Mentioned

Here is a link to the SMHP resource page. The metabolic health clinic pitch deck + youtube video link are at the bottom of the page.


Matt’s Pitch Deck

Metabolic Health Pitch Deck

David Unwin

Dr Ken Berry – Iodine

Clive De Carle


Connect with Dr Matt Calkins on social media

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MattCalkinsMD


Website Details:



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