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GP's online low-carb model saw '40% of diabetes patients able to cut medicines'

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Always interested in health care professionals reservations about patients ability to adhere to lifestyle interventions and not to medication when every day I meet people with diabetes (Types 1 &2) who are struggling with the burden of drug compliance. Taking medication may improve one condition but all too often causes a number of side effects that adversely affect quality of life. Eating less processed food and exercising more regularly have the potential to benefit both physical and mental health. I know which 'treatment' I have more confidence supporting patients to adhere to. Little surprise that the goal of reducing/discontinuing medication is a great motivator in it's own right.

Posted date

29 Aug 2018

Posted time

9:09am

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