A low-carbohydrate diet rich in fats improves glycemic control in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. However, this effect was only present during the dietary intervention. This is the conclusion of Danish researchers based on an RCT published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
The standard way to improve glycemic control and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is to lose weight. However, low-calorie diets to achieve this are difficult to maintain. The composition of the diet, independently of the number of calories, may also influence glycemic control.
To investigate the latter, the researchers randomized…
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