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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