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Mediterranean-style diet trounces low-fat diet for diabetics

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A low-carbohydrate, Mediterranean-style diet is more effective than a conventional low-fat, calorie restricted diet for patients with type II diabetes, according to results of a 4-year randomized trial. Not only did...

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Consider insulin as first therapy for type 2 diabetes: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Insulin can be safely and effectively used as a first-line treatment, in combination with metformin, in patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes, with high rates of patient satisfaction and compliance, results of a study...

Patients on Low-Carbohydrate Mediterranean Diet Avoided Medication, Lost More Weight, and Decreased Some Coronary Risk Factors

Mediterranean Diet Trumps Low-fat Diet for Diabetes Management

In one of the longest-term randomized trials of its kind, researchers compared the effects of a Mediterranean-style diet versus a typical low-fat diet for diabetes management. The trial was designed to assess the effectiveness, durability, and safety of...