Can Fat in Your Diet Affect Blood Sugar?

Dec 1, 1992

A study conducted by a joint research group from the University of Melbourne and Deakin University in Australia has found that low-carbohydrate diets that are high in fat content can have a negative effect on blood glucose control in people with Type I diabetes. The report on the study was published in the November 1992 issue of Diabetes Care.

In their study, the researchers used two low-carbohydrate diets with different fat levels. The high-fat diet, when compared to the low-fat diet, caused a significant elevation in blood glucose. In addition to its negative effect on glycemic control, the high-fat diet also caused a significant rise in cholesterol levels.

The researchers indicate in the report that the results of their study further support the conclusion that carbohydrates may not be the most critical factors in determining glycemic control in Type I diabetes.

Click Here To View Or Post Comments

Categories: Blood Glucose, Blood Sugar, Diabetes, Diets, Food, Nutrition Research

Take the Diabetes Health Pump Survey
See What's Inside
Read this FREE issue now
For healthcare professionals only

You can view the current or previous issues of Diabetes Health online, in their entirety, anytime you want.
Click Here To View

See if you qualify for our free healthcare professional magazines. Click here to start your application for Pre-Diabetes Health, Diabetes Health Pharmacist and Diabetes Health Professional.

Learn More About the Professional Subscription

Free Diabetes Health e-Newsletter

Top Rated
Print | Email | Share | Comments (0)

You May Also Be Interested In...

Click Here To View Or Post Comments

Comments 0 comments - Dec 1, 1992

©1991-2014 Diabetes Health | Home | Privacy | Press | Advertising | Help | Contact Us | Donate | Sitemap

Diabetes Health Medical Disclaimer

The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images, and information, contained on or available through this website is for general information purposes only. Opinions expressed here are the opinions of writers, contributors, and commentators, and are not necessarily those of Diabetes Health. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical treatment because of something you have read on or accessed through this website.