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02-21-2018 | Diet | News

Low-fat vs low-carbohydrate diets: Both effective for weight loss

The amount of weight loss achieved with a healthy low-fat diet is no different to that achieved with a healthy low-carbohydrate diet, according to US researchers.

02-15-2018 | Diet | News

Household food insecurity linked to poor glycemic control

Young patients with type 1 diabetes who have inadequate access to nutritional food are more likely to have poor glycemic control than those from food-secure households, researchers report.

02-15-2018 | Diet | News

Hypoglycemia rate ‘lower-than-expected’ with intermittent fasting diet

Intermittent fasting, following a 5:2 pattern alongside weekly diabetes supervision and reduced medication, doubles the likelihood of experiencing hypoglycemia on fasting days in obese individuals with type 2 diabetes, study data show.

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06-10-2017 | Diet | Conference report | Article

ADA 2017

Dietary guidelines: controversies and missing evidence

In a lively session on Friday afternoon, presenters looked at the evidence (or lack thereof) underlying dietary guidelines for patients with diabetes.

03-09-2017 | Diet | Conference report | Article

Diabetes UK 2017

Rank Nutrition lecture: the jigsaw puzzle of dietary evidence

The opening named lecture of the conference – the Rank Nutrition lecture – was presented this year by Nita Forouhi, from the University of Cambridge, who gave an overview of the often contradictory evidence linking diet to diabetes risk.

Journal articles and book chapters

12-21-2017 | Nutritional management | Review | Article

The interpretation and effect of a low-carbohydrate diet in the management of type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluated the interpretation and effect of a low-carbohydrate diet in the management of type 2 diabetes.

Huntriss R, Campbell M, Bedwell C. Eur J Clin Nutr 2017. doi: 10.1038/s41430-017-0019-4

12-07-2017 | Obesity | Review | Article

The trajectory from mood to obesity

In this review, the authors describe and explain the relationships between mood disturbances and the development of obesity.

Wurtman J, Wurtman R. Curr Obes Rep 2017. doi: 10.1007/s13679-017-0291-6

11-18-2017 | Diet | Book chapter | Article

Fiber in type 2 diabetes prevention and management

In this chapter, the author reviews the role of dietary fiber on type 2 diabetes prevention, risk factors, and management.

Dreher ML. In: Dietary Fiber in Health and Disease. Nutrition and Health. Humana Press, Cham, 2018. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-50557-2_11