12/18/2012

Type 1 diabetes patients who ate a high-fat meal required more insulin units but still had higher postprandial glucose levels than those who ate a low-fat meal, a study found. "The evidence from this study that dietary fat can cause postprandial hyperglycemia in some individuals with type 1 diabetes highlights the limitations of the current carbohydrate-based approach to bolus dose calculation that is widely used in intensive diabetes management," researchers wrote in Diabetes Care.

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