Reducing carbs may not benefit gestational diabetes patients

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

Gestational diabetes patients who followed a low-carbohydrate diet did not show better perinatal outcomes, body weight and insulin requirements than those in a control group, a study in Diabetes Care found. The results suggest that carbohydrate levels in the diet may not be a key factor in nutrition recommendations for such patients, researchers said.

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