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Nutritional Strategies in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA.
Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine A Journal of Translational and Personalized Medicine (Impact Factor: 1.56). 06/2009; 76(3):257-68. DOI: 10.1002/msj.20118
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ABSTRACT Weight loss is a key goal in the management of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. There are conflicting weight-loss strategies, including low-carbohydrate diets, low-glycemic-index diets, low-fat vegan diets, conventional low-fat diets, and high protein and high-monounsaturated fat diets. There is no evidence to suggest that 1 nutrional strategy is clearly the best. The most successful strategy is one that the patient can adopt and follow in the long term. Mt Sinai J Med 76:257-268, 2009. (C) 2009 Mount Sinai School of Medicine

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