Usefulness of Vegetarian and Vegan Diets for Treating Type 2 Diabetes

@article{Trapp2010UsefulnessOV,
  title={Usefulness of Vegetarian and Vegan Diets for Treating Type 2 Diabetes},
  author={Caroline B Trapp and Neal D. Barnard},
  journal={Current Diabetes Reports},
  year={2010},
  volume={10},
  pages={152-158}
}
Significant benefits for diabetes prevention and management have been observed with vegetarian and especially vegan diets. This article reviews observational studies and intervention trials on such diets, and discusses their efficacy, nutritional adequacy, acceptability, and sustainability. Research to date has demonstrated that a low-fat, plant-based nutritional approach improves control of weight, glycemia, and cardiovascular risk. These studies have also shown that carefully planned vegan… 
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