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Low-carb diet recommended for diabetics

res low carb diabetesIA new study involving researchers from UAB and other institutions says patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes should eat a diet low in carbohydrates.

The study, accepted for publication in Nutrition and available on the journal’s website, offers 12 points of evidence showing that low-carbohydrate diets should be the first line of attack for treatment of Type 2 diabetes, and should be used in conjunction with insulin in those with Type 1 diabetes.

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