Adherence to high-carbohydrate, high-fiber diets.

  title={Adherence to high-carbohydrate, high-fiber diets.},
  author={James W. Anderson and Noah Gustafson},
  journal={The Diabetes educator},
  volume={15 5},
Successful diabetes management demands a high degree of adherence. Adherence to medical prescriptions, particularly special diets, is notoriously poor. A study of 40 individuals with IDDM and NIDDM who were followed an average of 23 months found good or excellent dietary adherence in 70% of subjects; only 5% demonstrated poor adherence. Adherence was assessed objectively based on carbohydrate, fat, and fiber intakes reported in 24-hour food recalls, 7-day food frequency surveys, and home food… CONTINUE READING