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Table 2 Changes for the low fat group during cross-over to low carbohydrate

From: Low-carbohydrate diet in type 2 diabetes. Stable improvement of bodyweight and glycemic control during 22 months follow-up

Intervention Month Weight change (kg) HbA1c %
Low-fat 1–6 -3.5 ± 3.5 (range: 0 to -9) -0.9 ± 0.8 (range: -0.4 to -1.8
Gap 7–8 0.5 ± 1.6 0.3 ± 0.3
Low CHO 9–14 -7.5 ± 6.4 (range: 0 to -20) -0.9 ± 1.1 (range: 0 to -2.4)
   Mean Weight (kg) Mean HbA1c (%)
Low-CHO 15 89.2 ± 15.9 5.7 ± 0.8
  22 90.2 ± 15.5 5.7 ± 0.9
  1. §given as median with 25 and 75 percentiles. * p values are for differences from baseline.