Description:In a study of overweight individuals with type 2 diabetes, the LCKD (low carbohydrate ketogenic diet) improved glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes such that diabetes medications were discontinued or reduced in most participants. Other results include: mean body weight decreased by 6.6% and fasting serum triglyceride decreased 42%.
Yancy (2005). "A Low-carbohydrate, Ketogenic Diet to Treat Type 2 Diabetes." Nutrition and Metabolism 2(34).