Mechanisms by Which the Ketogenic Diet Reverses Obesity and Diabetes

  title={Mechanisms by Which the Ketogenic Diet Reverses Obesity and Diabetes},
  author={Cesar L. Moreno and Michal M. Poplawski and Jason Mastaitis and Charles V. Mobbs},
  journal={Endocrinology\&Metabolism International Journal},
Since the beginning of the 20th century, when low-carbohydrate diets were first implemented to treat Type 1 diabetes, the role of dietary composition in regulating glucose homeostasis and, increasingly, energy balance, has been the subject of great interest to both biomedical researchers and, increasingly, to the public. In fairly extreme circumstances (e.g., Type 1 diabetes untreated with insulin) low-carbohydrate diets (which are generally high-fat diets) can be useful to reduce blood glucose… 

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