Reducing carbs in diet may not benefit GDM patients

04/10/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Gestational diabetes mellitus patients who followed a low-carbohydrate diet did not show better perinatal outcomes, body weight and insulin requirements than those in the control group, a study on the website of Diabetes Care revealed. The results suggest that a low-carb diet is unlikely to be a part of successful nutrition therapy in such patients, researchers said.

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