Has carbohydrate-restriction been forgotten as a treatment for diabetes mellitus? A perspective on the ACCORD study design.

Journal Article (Editorial)

Prior to the discovery of medical treatment for diabetes, carbohydrate-restriction was the predominant treatment recommendation to treat diabetes mellitus. In this commentary we argue that carbohydrate-restriction should be reincorporated into contemporary treatment studies for diabetes mellitus.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Westman, EC; Vernon, MC

Published Date

  • April 9, 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 5 /

Start / End Page

  • 10 -

PubMed ID

  • 18400080

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC2315645

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1743-7075

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1186/1743-7075-5-10


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England