More Diabetes Remission in T2DM Seen With Low-Carb Diets for Six Months

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Large clinically important improvements observed in weight loss, triglycerides, and insulin sensitivity, which decreased at 12 months
THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with type 2 diabetes adhering to low-carbohydrate diets (LCDs) for six months may experience greater rates of diabetes remission, according to a review published online Jan. 13 in The BMJ.

Joshua Z. Goldenberg, Ph.D., from Texas A&M University in College Station, and colleagues conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to examine the efficacy and safety of LCDs and very LCDs (VLCDs) for people with type 2 diabetes. Data were included from 23 trials with 1,357 participants.

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