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Diabetes Benefits from Low-Carb Diet, Research Says.

New research indicates that a low-carb diet is more effective than a low-fat diet for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The University of Alabama at Birmingham participated in a study involving people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, according to a July 24, 2014 article on

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Any time you compare a high-carbohydrate diet to a ketogenic, low-carbohydrate diet in diabetics, the low-carb diet wins in the short term. Unfortunately, diabetes is long-term disease. The longer you stay on a ketogenic diet, the more cortisol levels begin to increase to cause weight regain. What you need is an anti-inflammatory diet that has a balance between protein and the glycemic load.

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