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A ketogenic diet for diabetics?

Reducing overall sugar intake is more advisable than going on a popular diet

Mr Pandey (not his real name), 52, was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes about six years ago, after going through a routine health check.

He was then put on diabetes medication and advised by his doctor to try to reduce his overall consumption of sugar and to exercise more.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 10, 2018, with the headline 'A ketogenic diet for diabetics?'. Print Edition | Subscribe