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Diabetes and a Vegetarian Diet

See our article Vegan Menu for People with Diabetes.

If you are looking for information regarding vegetarianism and diabetes, there is an article in the Winter 1999 issue of Vegetarian Dietetics, "Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Managed Effectively with a Vegetarian Diet," which states, "Consumption of a low fat, plant-based diet, coupled with regular exercise, can possibly reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. A plant-based diet, rich in legumes and slowly digested grains, may improve glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity and facilitate the successful management of type 2 diabetes."

Other books on diabetes:

For general information on diabetes, visit the American Diabetes Association.

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