The compliance of hypocaloric diet in type 2 diabetic obese patients: a brief-term study.

@article{Zilli2000TheCO,
  title={The compliance of hypocaloric diet in type 2 diabetic obese patients: a brief-term study.},
  author={F Zilli and Marina Croci and A. Tufano and Francesco Caviezel},
  journal={Eating and weight disorders : EWD},
  year={2000},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={217-22}
}
In studies of the effect of diets in obese type 2 diabetic patients, information about the degree of compliance or non-compliance is generally lacking or incomplete, though their poor long-term success rate is widely recognized. We have quantified the degree of short-term compliance with a personalized hypocaloric diet (800-1500 kcal) in 77 obese type 2 diabetic patients (mean age 60, mean BMI 34.4) three months after explaining their dietary schedule and its expected advantages by means of… CONTINUE READING