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Sakurai, Yoshiaki Tokushima Walking Association|Tokushima University
Bando, Hiroshi Tokushima University|Japan Low Carbohydrate Diet Promotion Association|Yoshinogawa Hospital KAKEN Search Researchers
Ogawa, Hiroko Yoshinogawa Hospital
Nakanishi, Miwako Yoshinogawa Hospital
Watanabe, Osami Yoshinogawa Hospital
Keywords
Low Carbohydrate Diet (LCD)
Japan LCD Promotion Association (JLCDPA)
meal tolerance test (MTT)
Calorie Restriction (CR)
Content Type
Journal Article
Description
The case was 71-year-old male patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). He was diagnosed T2DM at the age of 61 associated with thirsty, polydipsia and fatigue. HbA1c value was 12.5% and blood glucose profile was 150-300 mg/dL. Just after starting low carbohydrate diet (LCD), his blood glucose kept under 150 mg/dL all day long. He continued good diabetic control as HbA1c 5.8-6.8% for 10 years. Some beneficial points are found: i) keeping LCD with the feeling not stressful but pleasant for observing the normal glucose level, ii) walking daily for 2 hours, iii) continuing educational activity in the walking association for DM and health care. iv) writing the diary for years every day, including exercise, meal, medicine, activities and so on, v) checking post-prandial hyperglycemia by meal tolerance test (MTT). For details of v), HbA1c was 6.5% in May 2021 and fasting glucose was 107mg/dL. Glucose values 45-min and 60-min after 3 meals showed 210-201-177mg/dL and 195-213-172mg/dL, respectively. His various continuing behaviors contributed satisfactory glycemic control. This article becomes reference in the diabetic practice and research.
Journal Title
Journal of Diabetes, Metabolic Disorders & Control
ISSN
23746947
Publisher
MedCrave Publishing
Volume
8
Issue
2
Start Page
60
End Page
64
Published Date
2021-07-27
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This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License(https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and build upon your work non-commercially.
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