[Fiber in the diabetic diet].

  title={[Fiber in the diabetic diet].},
  author={Jindra Perusicov{\'a}},
  journal={Vnitrni lekarstvi},
  volume={35 7},
An increased dietary fibre intake can improve in diabetic patients the compensation of diabetes. The effect of fibre depends on its composition, mode of administration, daily intake and the carbohydrate content of the diet. The reduction of the blood sugar level depends also on the patient's body weight and the degree of compensation of diabetes.