[Nutrition for diabetic patients (Update 2019)]

Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2019 May;131(Suppl 1):54-60. doi: 10.1007/s00508-019-1470-0.
[Article in German]


Evidence demonstrates that medical diabetes treatment has to be accompanied by lifestyle modifications. Structured nutrition interventions and increased physical activity will help patients to normalise, respectively maintain their body weight.The main target of a medical nutrition therapy aims at achieving normal or nearly normal blood glucose levels, prevention of delay of diabetes associated complications.

Keywords: Body weight; Dietary carbohydrates; Dietary fats; Dietary protein; Micronutrients.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Body Weight
  • Diabetes Complications* / prevention & control
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2* / therapy
  • Exercise / physiology*
  • Humans
  • Life Style
  • Nutrition Therapy*
  • Nutritional Status
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic