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Table 3 Changes in medication among patients taking insulin at baseline

From: The effect of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet versus a low-glycemic index diet on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus

Participant Week 0: Total daily dose Week 24: Total daily dose
Low-glycemic, reduced-calorie diet group (total n = 29)
1 insulin 24 units none
  insulin sliding scale three times a day none
2 insulin 85 units insulin 13 units
3 insulin 160 units insulin 120 units
Low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet group (total n = 21)
1 insulin 50 units none
2 insulin 90 units none
3 insulin 32 units none
  rosiglitizone 4 mg/metformin 2000 mg metformin 1000 mg
4 insulin 40 units none
  metformin 2000 mg metformin 2000 mg
5 insulin 40 units insulin 35 units
  insulin sliding scale three times a day none
6 insulin 120 units insulin 90 units
  metformin 2000 mg metformin 2000 mg
7 insulin 135 units insulin 60 units
8 insulin 80 units insulin 8 units
  pioglitazone 45 mg pioglitazone 45 mg
  glimiperide 8 mg glimiperide 8 mg
  1. *Medications were adjusted using a pre-specified algorithm based upon home and return visit blood capillary glucose measurements.