Comprehensive continuous care intervention with a ketogenic diet significantly improved surrogate markers of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and advanced fibrosis in patients with type 2 diabetes after 1 year, according to data published in BMJ Open.

Eduardo Vilar-Gomez, MD, PhD, from the Indiana University School of Medicine, and colleagues wrote that low-carbohydrate, high-fat and ketogenic diets have demonstrated significant weight loss effects in adults with overweight and obesity. In the short-term, these diets have also correlated with improved insulin sensitivity and glycemic control.

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