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Has carbohydrate-restriction been forgotten as a treatment for diabetes mellitus? A perspective on the ACCORD study design

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Author(s): Westman Eric | Vernon Mary

Journal: Nutrition & Metabolism
ISSN 1743-7075

Volume: 5;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 10;
Date: 2008;
Original page

ABSTRACT
Abstract Prior to the discovery of medical treatment for diabetes, carbohydrate-restriction was the predominant treatment recommendation to treat diabetes mellitus. In this commentary we argue that carbohydrate-restriction should be reincorporated into contemporary treatment studies for diabetes mellitus.
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