CRDA: Other Outcomes (2023)

Author and Year:
Gulbrand H, Dizdar B, et al. 2012
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Article Title:
In type 2 diabetes, randomisation to advice to follow a low-carbohydrate diet transiently improves glycaemic control compared with advice to follow a low-fat diet producing a similar weight loss.
Guldbrand H, Dizdar B, Bunjaku B, Lindström T, Bachrach-Lindström M, Fredrikson M, Ostgren C, Nystrom F
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
Diagnosis of type 2 diabetes treated with diet with or without additional oral glucose-lowering medication, incretin-based therapy or insulin
Exclusion Criteria:
Difficulties understanding the Swedish language; severe mental disease; malignant disease; drug abuse
Research Purpose:
To compare the effects of a 2-year intervention with a low fat or low carbohydrate diet
Blinding efforts:
This was a non-blinded study (except for randomization)
Study Location:
Motala and Borensberg (Sweden)
Source(s) of Funding:
Government, University/Hospital
Please specify names of funders:
University Hospital of Linköping Research Funds, Linköping University, the County Council of Östergötland, and the Diabetes Research Centre of Linköping University