Effects of baking soda in terms of Diabetes are restricted to it's usage in an emergency called Diabetic ketoacidosis and fungal infection called Mucormycosis in Diabetic patients. Both of which are to be studied in more detailed pattern to ascertain the effect.
Ketogenic lifestyle dictates a person to have high protein and fat with low or zero carbohydrate diet which may affect metabolic acidosis. High protein diet may hasten kidney failure.
Diabetes when uncontrolled can cause sudden increase in blood sugar level causing an emergency called Diabetic ketoacidosis which can be life threatening if not treated in time. Also, long standing Diabetes may lead to organ damage which can be fatal.
Do not compare diet or life styles with other patients. Each Diabetic patient is different and each one needs a targeted personalised treatment approach.
Prefer foods lower in fats, sugar and calories and higher in fiber. Focus on fruits, green vegetables and whole grains. Regular physical activity.