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Is the ketogenic diet safe for people with diabetes?

The ketogenic diet is basically a diet that is high in fat and low in carbohydrates. Research on eating this way, especially long-term, is scarce, but no adverse health effects have been consistently shown. There is much contradictory data about this type of diet. The amount of carbohydrate best for your metabolism is an individual matter, and the only real way to know what's best is to monitor yourself.

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