Disorders of Blood Sugar

Roberto Victor Illa, M.D.



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To order a copy of the 4th edition of Dr Illa's book, click here or on the cover image, above.

Dr. Illa, a Stanford University Medical School graduate, has developed a treatment protocol for diabetes that has produced results far better than those achieved by physicians using the standard American Diabetes Association methods.

Dr. Illa's diabetes treatment protocol uses the same FDA-approved drugs, but he applies them in a logical fashion tailored to each patient's degree of pancreatic and hypothalamic injury. Human blood sugar in the healthy individual is controlled between 70 mg% and 140 mg% by the hypothalamus (part of the central nervous system). The hypothalamus senses the level of glucose in the blood every few seconds and regulates the amount of insulin or glucagon released by the pancreas (see textbook). Dr. Illa's approach is safer than the ADA method because his patients never experience hypoglycemia. Furthermore, although attention to diet and exercise is beneficial, these are not mandatory for improvement.




Roberto V. Illa, M.D.

Current office (through end of December 2014):

1601 Esplanade, Suite 4
  (at the corner of West 6th Avenue, just opposite the hospital)  
Chico, CA 95926


Future office (as of January, 2015):

1068 East Avenue
Suite A-1
Chico, CA 95926

1 (530) 345-1157



Please phone for an appointment.

Dr. Illa will see pediatric patients, who are at least 9 years of age, on request. Patients should have a primary care pediatrician.

Insurance information: We do not accept MediCal or CMSP patients.

For more information about Dr. Illa's approach to the effective treatment of diabetes,
please click on the menu item For Patients at the left.

For an introduction oriented towards physicians and researchers,
please click on the menu item For Clinicians and Researchers at the left.

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