It found that children and adults with Type 1 diabetes who followed a very low-carb, high-protein diet for an average of just over two years — combined with the diabetes drug insulin at smaller doses than typically required on a normal diet — had “exceptional” blood sugar control. They had low rates of major complications, and children who followed it for years did not show any signs of impaired growth.
The patients were all members of the Facebook group Type1Grit…. highly recommended.
Here’s a longer commentary on the study by one of the participating researchers, Dr. David Ludwig: