VN: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (2024)

Author and Year:
Lee Y, Kim S, Lee I, et al. 2016
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Article Title:
Effect of a Brown Rice Based Vegan Diet and Conventional Diabetic Diet on Glycemic Control of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A 12-Week Randomized Clinical Trial.
Lee Y, Kim S, Lee I, Kim J, Park K, Jeong J, Jeon J, Shin J, Lee D
PloS One
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
30-70 years old; use of hypoglycemic medications for >/= 6 months; HbA1c level of 6.0-11.0%.
Exclusion Criteria:
Increased dose of hypoglycemic medication or the addition of a new drug in the regimen during the last 2 months; current vegetarian status; pregnancy; severe complications such as chronic renal failure.
Research Purpose:
we conducted an RCT to determine the effect of a vegan diet on glycemic control and other cardiovascular risk factors in Korean patients with T2D.
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Study Location:
Korea, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Hypertension-Diabetes Education Center, Daegu city
Source(s) of Funding:
Please specify names of funders:
Korea Health Industry Development Institute, Ministry of Health & Welfare