No. Many things can cause short-term reduction in hemoglobin A1c, the primary biomarker for diabetes, that are not good for you in the long term. The ketogenic diet is likely one of them. Better focuses on helping people increase nutritional quality through the consumption of a wide-variety of whole foods that come mostly from plants. It does not rely on calorie-counting or manipulating macronutrients, like carbs and fat. Its approach is consistent with every clinical guideline for treatment of diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol.