Clinical Efficacy of Two Hypocaloric Diets That Vary in Overweight Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

McLaughlin, Tracey; Carter, Susan; Lamendola, Cindy; Abbasi, Fahim; Schaaf, Patricia; Basina, Marina; Reaven, Gerald
July 2007
Diabetes Care;Jul2007, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p1877
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study on the effectiveness of hypocaloric diets in overweight patients with type 2 diabetes. The research states that the significant improvements observed in insulin sensitivity, plasma glucose and triglyceride concentrations is the result of moderate weight loss. It states that moderate variations in macronutrient composition in calorie-restricted patients with type 2 diabetes is less effective compared with weight loss.


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