Coronavirus and type 2 diabetes: TV doctor reveals top tips to reduce risks posed by virus

Coronavirus and type 2 diabetes: TV doctor reveals top tips to reduce risks posed by virus

The diet is typically low in carb and a low-carb diet has been shown to have a marked improvement on blood sugar control.

In one study, conducted at Bispebjerg Hospital in collaboration among other partners, patients with type 2 diabetes improved their ability to regulate blood sugar levels when they ate food with a reduced carbohydrate content and an increased share of protein and fat.

28 patients with type 2 diabetes participated in the study over a total period of 12 weeks.

For six weeks, the patients were given a conventional diabetes diet with a high carbohydrate content, and, for the other six weeks, they were given a diet with a reduced carbohydrate content, high protein content and moderately increased fat content.

Published at Sun, 12 Apr 2020 03:00:00 +0000