ADA Promoting Low-Carb Eating | Diabetic Mediterranean Diet

June 25, 2022 · 8:00 AM

Conquer Diabetes and Prediabetes, Steve Parker MD
A very low-carb meal

Interestingly, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is selling to healthcare providers Low Carbohydrate and Very Low Carbohydrate Eating Patterns in Adults with Diabetes: A Guide for Health Care Providers

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The American Diabetes Association has identified low-carbohydrate (LC) and very low-carbohydrate (VLC) eating patterns as options that can improve outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes.  This 28-page guide was designed to assist registered dietitians, certified diabetes care & education specialists, and other health care practitioners in assessing the appropriateness of a LC or VLC intervention for their patients.  Additionally, it provides strategies and sample meal plans for implementing a LC or VLC eating pattern as an evidence-based intervention in adult with type 2 diabetes.

In my world, “very low-carbohydrate” means ketogenic.

Steve Parker, M.D.

front cover of Conquer Diabetes and Prediabetes

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