From Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA:
I wanted to get on the Atkins diet and a health nutritionist at the gym told me that it causes type 2 diabetes. Is that true?
I do not think that your statement is true about a diet causing diabetes. However, the diet plan you are talking about is not specific. A high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet needs to explained in greater detail. Please consult a dietitian from a local hospital or care center that is qualified to work with you in this area.
Original posting 23 Jan 2004
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:54
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2017. Comments and Feedback.