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Table 5 Diabetes medication changes

From: A low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet to treat type 2 diabetes

Participant Week 0 Total daily dose Week 16 Total daily dose
Participants with diabetes medications discontinued (n = 7 of 21)
5 glipizide 10 mg metformin 1000 mg none
6 glipizide 20 mg metformin 1500 mg none
7 metformin 2000 mg rosiglitazone 8 mg none
9 metformin 1000 mg none
15 metformin 1000 mg none
22 metformin 1000 mg none
24 metformin 1000 mg none
Participants with diabetes medications reduced (n = 10 of 21)
3 70/30 insulin 50 units metformin 1000 mg metformin 1000 mg
11 metformin 2000 mg glyburide 20 mg metformin 2000 mg
16 metformin 2000 mg pioglitazone 45 mg glipizide 20 mg metformin 2000 mg
21 metformin 1500 mg pioglitazone 30 mg metformin 1000 mg
8 NPH 145 units metformin 1000 mg NPH 25 units metformin 1000 mg
13 70/30 insulin 70 units metformin 2550 mg 70/30 insulin 35 units metformin 2550 mg
23 70/30 insulin 110 units pioglitazone 45 mg 70/30 insulin 80 units pioglitazone 45 mg metformin 1000 mg
25 NPH 70 units, R 30 units metformin 2000 mg pioglitazone 45 mg NPH 8 units metformin 2000 mg pioglitazone 45 mg
27 70/30 insulin 86 units metformin 2000 mg 70/30 insulin 18 units metformin 2000 mg
28 NPH insulin 110 units lispro insulin 90 units glipizide 20 mg NPH insulin 30 units glipizide 20 mg
Participants with diabetes medications unchanged (n = 4 of 21)
1 none none
2 metformin 1700 mg metformin 1700 mg
10 none none
26 metformin 2000 mg metformin 2000 mg