The Case for Carbohydrate Restriction In Diabetes | Paleo Diabetic.
In 1797, Dr. John Rollo (a surgeon in the British Royal Artillery) published a book entitled An Account of Two Cases of the Diabetes Mellitus. He discussed his experience treating a diabetic Army officer, Captain Meredith, with a high-fat, high-meat, low-carbohydrate diet. Mind you, this was an era devoid of effective drug therapies for diabetes.
The soldier apparently had type 2 diabetes rather than type 1.
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