A GP guide to reversing diabetes with low-carb diets

With a growing evidence base, GPs can be confident in recommending carbohydrate restriction as a safe and effective option for 'diabesity'

The concepts of diabetes reversal and remission are rarely discussed in general practice.

The RACGP guidelines for the management of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) describe diabetes as a chronic and progressive disease to be managed rather than reversed.1