Low-Carbohydrate and Very-Low-Carbohydrate Diets in Patients With Diabetes.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Low-carbohydrate diets have been advocated as an effective method for promoting weight loss in overweight and obese individuals and preventing and treating type 2 diabetes. This article reviews the differences between various low-carbohydrate eating plans and discusses the benefits and drawbacks of such a diet based on available evidence. It also offers practical pointers for clinicians.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Merrill, JD; Soliman, D; Kumar, N; Lim, S; Shariff, AI; Yancy, WS

Published Date

  • May 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 33 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 133 - 142

PubMed ID

  • 32425450

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC7228825

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1040-9165

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2337/ds19-0070


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States