CRDA: Other Outcomes (2023)

Author and Year:
Gulbrand H, Lindstrom, T, et al. 2014
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Article Title:
Randomization to a low-carbohydrate diet advice improves health related quality of life compared with a low-fat diet at similar weight-loss in Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Guldbrand H, Lindström T, Dizdar B, Bunjaku B, Östgren C, Nystrom F, Bachrach-Lindström M
Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
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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:
Difficulty understanding the Swedish language; severe mental disease; malignant disease; drug abuse.
Research Purpose:
We performed a randomized study confined to patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus to compare glycemic control and also of weight-loss and cardiovascular risk factors of a low-carbohydrate diet with that of a traditional low-fat diet.
Blinding efforts:
Non-blinded study (except for study group allocation)
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