Diabetes patients on low-glycemic diet reduce medication needs

04/22/2013 | TheHeart.org (Montreal) (free registration)

Overweight and obese diabetes patients who followed a low-glycemic diet reduced their need for anti-diabetes drugs by 86% at three weeks, compared with 6% in those who had a low-fat diet, a study presented at the Prediabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome 2013 Congress showed. However, the transition to a low-glycemic diet helped cut medication needs by 57% among those in the low-fat group, researchers said. The low-glycemic diet was also associated with declines in mean systolic and diastolic blood pressure levels, researchers added.

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