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Global Journal of Endocrinological Metabolism

Low Carbohydrate Diet: Where do We Stand?

  • Jayshree Swain1*, Jaspreet Singh2, Ankit Manglunia2, Brij Teli2, SL Sravya2, Pooja Jadhao2 and K Lavanya2

    1Professor, Department of Endocrinology, IMS and SUM Hospital, Bhubaneswar

    2DM Trainee, Department of Endocrinology, IMS and SUM Hospital, Bhubaneswar

    *Corresponding author: Jayshree Swain, Department of Endocrinology, IMS and SUM Hospital, Bhubaneswar, India

Submission: December 14, 2022 Published: January 11, 2023

DOI: 10.31031/GJEM.2023.03.000568

ISSN 2637-8019
Volume3 Issue4


The diabetic burden in 20-79 years age group is expected to rise to 629 million people by year 2045. Nutrition as a vital factor for preventing obesity & Type 2 Diabetes has sought great attention, however there is lack of proper evidence-based data defining best dietary approach suited for various metabolic conditions. There is some evidence suggesting carbohydrate reduction as a useful strategy for weight reduction and improving glycaemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. However, there is insufficient data for long term efficacy, sustainability, and safety of this strategy. In this review, we attempt to explore the various evidence, probable mechanisms and adverse effects associated with low carbohydrate diet in treatment of various metabolic disorders.

Keywords:Low carbohydrate diet; Type 2 diabetes; Obesity; Diabetic diet; Nutrition

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