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Dr Unwin et al new paper on treating obesity and T2 with low carb.

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by bulkbiker, Apr 8, 2020.

  1. bulkbiker

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    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Marvellous! Thank you for posting @bulkbiker. Always handy to have for an otherwise lovely GP I go to and we have lively discus... well - arguments about carbs and type two. Not that he is thinking about that right now...
     
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    Thanks. That was a good read. I didn't really understand this sentence in the conclusions - " In particular it should be noted that, as with any other dietary interventions, the evidence for long-term compliance with, and sustainability of, carbohydrate restriction is currently not strong." Does it mean they think we are unlikely to be able to keep it up? I've found it the easiest regime to adhere to. Of course the fridge is full of cheese and ham, the cupboard is full of eggs etc ... but isn't that the point?
     
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    I think it means what it says, that so far with really only the Virta trials being consistently monitored and long term there isn't a lot of evidence apart from, as you say, those of us here who find it really easy.
    The "science" still needs to be done although anecdotally many of us have found it life changing.
     
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