Navigation Links
Diabetes Group Backs Low-Carb Diets
Date:12/28/2007

Recommendations cite importance of restricted calorie intake for diabetics wanting to manage their weight

FRIDAY, Dec. 28 (HealthDay News) -- For the first time, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has come out in support of low-carbohydrate diets for people with diabetes who want to manage their weight.

The ADA voiced its support of low-calorie or low-carbohydrate diets in its newly published 2008 clinical practice recommendations.

The recommendations are intended to help physicians guide their patients in diabetes prevention and management.

The ADA estimates that more than 20 million children and adults are living with diabetes in the United States. However, about one-third of those people have the disease but have not yet been diagnosed, according to the association.

Prior to the release of the 2008 recommendations, the ADA did not support low-carbohydrate diets for diabetes management due to a lack of evidence supporting their safety and effectiveness.

Whether a person can stick with a diet is more important than the diet's theme, according to the association. Low-carbohydrate and low-calorie diets are equally effective in helping people lose weight over a year. However, the recommendations do also include guidelines for monitoring the lipid profiles and kidney health of people who choose a low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet.

The recommendations continue to support sustained, moderate weight loss and increased physical activity for people who are overweight, obese, living with diabetes or at risk for becoming diabetic.

"The risks of overweight and obesity are well-known. We recognize that people are looking for realistic ways to lose weight," Ann Albright, president of health care and education for the ADA, said in a prepared statement. "The evidence is clear that both low-carbohydrate and low-fat calorie restricted diets result in similar weight loss at one y
'/>"/>

Copyright©2007 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
2. RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
3. UCLA researchers identify markers that may predict diabetes in still-healthy people
4. Diabetes appears to increase risk of death for patients with acute coronary syndromes
5. Discovery of sugar sensor in intestine could benefit diabetes
6. Despite overeating, morbidly obese mice gain protection against diabetes
7. Heart Attack Boosts Diabetes Risk
8. Obesity Doesnt Always Equal Diabetes
9. Sugary Sodas High in Diabetes-Linked Compound
10. Treating diabetes during pregnancy can break link to childhood obesity
11. Treating Diabetes During Pregnancy Could Lead to Thinner Kids
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
 Diabetes Group Backs Low-Carb Diets 
(Date:12/21/2014)... Theme and plugin developers ... plugin for Final Cut Pro X entitled ProMotion. , ... more with absolute ease.” Said Christiana Austin, CEO of ... needed to easily animate their media inside FCPX.” , ... users to animate pictures, videos, logos, and more with ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... Virginia (PRWEB) December 21, 2014 Concept Plus, ... and engineering firm headquartered in Fairfax, VA., today announced ... of its Fast 50 list, which ranks the fastest growing ... rate from 2009 to 2013. , This is the first ... and it ranked # 20 with a 95.92% compound annual ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Weddingshe.com has recently announced ... a site-wide promotion of special occasion dresses for the ... supplier of special occasion dresses for global women. Now, ... big discounts, up to 80% off. Among the new ... Short Sweet 16 Dress) is very popular. What’s more, ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... The print component of Healthy Aging is distributed within ... copies and an estimated readership of 420,000. The digital ... strategy and across a network of top news sites ... the campaign, click here . , The publication ... CTV’s The Social. Lainey Lui, Melissa Grelo, Traci ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... Angeldress.co.uk, the distinguished wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has ... company has recently updated its official blog with the ... Angeldress Blog has recommended some new designs ... itself in offering a huge selection of elegant products ... outfits are very carefully selected based on the design ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Announcing a new plugin for Final Cut Pro X ProMotion from Pixel Film Studios. 2Health News:Concept Plus, LLC. Named One of Washington Technology’s Fast 50 2Health News:Tons of New-in Winter Sweet 16 Dresses from Weddingshe Online Now 2Health News:The ladies of The Social urge Canadian women to put themselves first over the holiday season and into the new year in Mediaplanet’s “Women’s Health” campaign 2Health News:Trendy Professional Wedding Apparel Recommended by Angeldress Blog 2
... Queen,s University-led study do not have an influenza pandemic plan ... addition, key players were not involved in developing the plans, ... enough just to have a plan, you have to test ... in an emergency," says Dick Zoutman, Queen,s professor of Community ...
... , , WELLESLEY, Mass. ... campaign to build awareness of the continued use of asbestos in ... asking students across the United States to use their creativity ... "the largest manmade public health crisis in history" according to the Asbestos ...
... 10, 2010 Robert W. Mahley, MD, PhD, president ... Research!America,s 2010 Builders of Science Award. The award ... president, guiding its growth to become one of ... its groundbreaking basic science and substantial impact on ...
... Scientists working with mice identify delay in key brain ... report they,ve gained greater understanding of fragile X syndrome, ... brain circuitry of mice. , The researchers, whose findings ... Neuron , say they,re developing insights into why some ...
... , PUYALLUP, Wash. , Feb. ... stimulus and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act became ... digital imaging and data management integration project with interoperability ... dividends for MINW patients even after the completion of ...
... towards Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics, The Physiological ... with a special issue exploring the biological and environmental ... "When most people think about these games we ... said co-editor Mike White from the University of Birmingham, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Nationwide Video Search Kicks off Ban Asbestos Campaign 2Health News:Nationwide Video Search Kicks off Ban Asbestos Campaign 3Health News:Nationwide Video Search Kicks off Ban Asbestos Campaign 4Health News:Gladstone's Robert Mahley to receive Research!America advocacy award 2Health News:Medical Imaging Northwest Completes Phase I of Its Healthcare IT Integration to Maintain Patient Care Improvements 2Health News:Medical Imaging Northwest Completes Phase I of Its Healthcare IT Integration to Maintain Patient Care Improvements 3Health News:Exploring the limits: Understanding the challenges facing Winter Olympic champions 2
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Dec. 17, 2014  ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. ... Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a ... dendritic cell-based immunotherapeutic vaccine targeting six tumor antigens ... of US Patent No. 8,871,211, which issued October ... by administering a dendritic cell composition comprising peptide ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... and RALEIGH, N.C. , Dec. ... LLC (CTMC), and Integrated Clinical Trial Services, LLC ... retention for clinical trials announce that they have ... Marketing Services (i-CTMS). i-CTMS will provide a broad ... pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies. ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... , Dec. 12, 2014 Research and ... the addition of the "MEMS Gyroscopes Analog ... Analysis" report to their offering. ... gyroscopes for tactical grade applications made a lot ... term of reliability. They are now accepted in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Announces Issuance of Key Patent For ICT-107 Cancer Vaccine 2Integrated Clinical Trial Services and Clinical Trial Marketing Communications Form Joint Venture 2Integrated Clinical Trial Services and Clinical Trial Marketing Communications Form Joint Venture 3MEMS Gyroscopes Analog Devices ADIS16136 Precision Angular Rate Sensor Reverse Costing Analysis 2
... ANF Group, Inc ., a South Florida based ... 170,000-square-foot Joe DiMaggio Children,s Hospital – the first free ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110614/FL18288 ) The hospital,s ... designed to earn Gold Leadership in Energy and Environment ...
... June 14, 2011 CVS/pharmacy provides ... at more than 7,200 convenient locations nationwide. Shoppers have come ... larger-than-ever selection of gifts, goods and everyday needs. From popular ... the hottest gear and thoughtful keepsakes perfect for every dad, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ANF Group, Inc. Completes New Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital 2Find the Best in Gadgets, Grilling and Grooming in Just One Stop This Father's Day at CVS/pharmacy 2Find the Best in Gadgets, Grilling and Grooming in Just One Stop This Father's Day at CVS/pharmacy 3
FF 450plus IRu Fundus camera with Visupac / System 431. Digital results in all capture modes and unlimited Visupac software....
The most advanced retinal cameras for fluorescein, color and ICG angiography with full digital imaging capability....
All welded construction for strength and durability. Choice of stainless steel or chrome plated models....
All welded construction for strength and durability. Choice of stainless steel or chrome plated models....
Medicine Products: