A very interesting read and many thanks indeed to the member of Diabetes.co.uk named badcat for finding this and bringing it to our attention.
A snippet from the article…
“The Duke study also showed potential of low-carb diets to optimize glycemic control.2 Although both diets in the study resulted in significant improvements, hemoglobin A1c decreased more in the low-carb group compared with the low-glycemic group (-1.5% vs. -0.5%), independent of weight loss. Within the study period, almost all subjects in the low-carb group (95.2%) reduced or eliminated their diabetes medications compared with only 62% in the low-glycemic group.
A well-controlled 12-week study including 29 Swedish patients with preexisting ischemic heart disease who were diagnosed with either prediabetes or type 2 diabetes showed that a low-carb diet based on meat, fish, fruits, vegetables, eggs, and nuts was more effective than a Mediterranean-type diet for improving glycemia and waist circumference. The low-carb group ate an average of 134 g/day of carbs and reduced their blood sugar values by 26% compared with the Mediterranean group, who consumed an average of 231 g/day and saw their blood sugar values decrease by only 7%.3”
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