Very low-carbohydrate diets for management of diabetes have undoubtedly gained more and more popularity in recent years and the acceptance has grown. At the American Diabetes Association’s 78th Scientific Sessions, the ballroom filled up with a huge crowd when it was time for two presentations on a very low-carb diet (VLCD) for diabetes.
Dr. Jeannie Tay and Dr. Martin I. de Bock who gave the presentations explained their studies on how a low-carb diet can help reverse and manage diabetes. Dr. Tay stated that a very low carbohydrate diet offers a considerable advantage over a high-carbohydrate approach for patients with type 2 diabetes.
It is a good diet to have if you have diabetes, and the data support that.
This symposium generated a lot of attention in both social media channels and at the meeting. Here’s an interesting report from it: