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Table 2 Effect of treatment program on glycemic control, body weight and plasma lipids

From: Carbohydrate restricted diet in conjunction with metformin and liraglutide is an effective treatment in patients with deteriorated type 2 diabetes mellitus: Proof-of-concept study

  Week 0
Mean ± SD
Week 4
Mean ± SD
Week 8
Mean ± SD
Week 12
Mean ± SD
Week 24
Mean ± SD
HbA1c 9.0 ± 1.2 7.8 ± 0.8 6.9 ± 0.8 6.6 ± 0.7 6.7 ± 0.8 †
Weight 116.1 ± 20.2 109.9 ± 18.2 108.9 ± 19.0 104.6 ± 17.2 101.3 ± 17.8 †
Cholesterol 209.1 ± 44.8 197.6 ± 41.3 195.7 ± 39.0 197.6 ± 35.0 193.0 ± 32.7 ‡
Triglycerides 254.7 ± 123.5 206.3 ± 77.5 194.5 ± 60.5 198.3 ± 63.5 198.8 ± 92.6 ‡
HDL-cholesterol 49.5 ± 18.5 46.9 ± 17.1 49.7 ± 17.3 51.9 ± 16.9 54.0 ± 17.6 ‡
LDL-cholesterol 119.0 ± 38.9 108.9 ± 32.2 110.8 ± 31.9 107.6 ± 31.6 101.1 ± 29.3 ‡
  1. †p < 0.0001 versus baseline
  2. ‡p > 0.05 versus baseline