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Has carbohydrate-restriction been forgotten as a treatment for diabetes mellitus? A perspective on the ACCORD study design

By Eric C Westman and Mary C Vernon

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Prior to the discovery of medical treatment for diabetes, carbohydrate-restriction was the predominant treatment recommendation to treat diabetes mellitus. In this commentary we argue that carbohydrate-restriction should be reincorporated into contemporary treatment studies for diabetes mellitus

Topics: Commentary
Publisher: BioMed Central
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2315645
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