Glucose and Insulin response for patients with type 2 diabetes on low carbohydrate diet vs. control. Data (means ± SE) are for 9 patients with type 2 diabetes after seven days on their usual high-carbohydrate diet (control) and after 2 weeks) on a low-carbohydrate diet. Medication was reduced in 4 patients and discontinued in one during the low-carbohydrate diet. Figure redrawn from Boden, et al. .