VN: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (2024)

Author and Year:
Jenkins D, Jones P, Abdullah M, et al. 2022
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Article Title:
Low-carbohydrate vegan diets in diabetes for weight loss and sustainability: a randomized controlled trial.
Jenkins D, Jones P, Abdullah M, Lamarche B, Faulkner D, Patel D, Sahye-Pudaruth S, Paquette M, Bashyam B, Pichika S, Kavanagh M, Patel P, Liang F, Brown R, Zhao T, Phan M, Mathiyalagan G, Tandon S, Vuksan V, Jovanovski E, Sievenpiper J, Kendall C, Leiter L, Josse R
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Low risk
Inclusion Criteria:
>/= 6 month history type 2 diabetes mellitus; stable dose of oral antihyperglycemic agents for at least previous month; not on insulin therapy; glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) values between 6.5% and 8.5%
Exclusion Criteria:
Clinically significant cardiovascular disease; renal disease (creatinine >150 umol/L); liver disease (alanine transaminase >3 times the upper limit of the laboratory normal range); history of cancer; alcohol intake >2 drinks/day
Research Purpose:
We compared this plant-based low-carbohydrate vegan diet with a meat-free DASH-type vegetarian diet in type 2 diabetes and also assessed the sustainability of these 2 diets from their potential greenhouse gas emissions.
Blinding efforts:
Not applicable
Study Location:
Canada, University of Toronto
Source(s) of Funding:
Please specify names of funders:
Canola Council of Canada, Loblaw Companies, Gardien Protein of Vancouver