Chapter 6. Diet and Food-Based Therapies for Obesity in Diabetic Patients

  1. Anthony H. Barnett Professor of Medicine and Consultant Physician2 and
  2. Sudhesh Kumar Professor of Medicine3
  1. Iain Broom Consultant in Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine

Published Online: 7 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470011106.ch6

Obesity and Diabetes

Obesity and Diabetes

How to Cite

Broom, I. (2004) Diet and Food-Based Therapies for Obesity in Diabetic Patients, in Obesity and Diabetes (eds A. H. Barnett and S. Kumar), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470011106.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Dept of Medicine/Diabetes/Endocrinology, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK

  2. 3

    Diabetes & Metabolism, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK

Author Information

  1. The Robert Gorden University, School of Life Sciences, St. Andrew Street, Aberdeen, AB25 1HG, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470848982

Online ISBN: 9780470011102



  • Introduction

  • Type 2 Diabetes

  • Patterns of Weight Loss in Diabetes

  • Target Setting

  • Dietary and Lifestyle Alterations

  • Dietary Nutrient Composition in Type 2 Diabetes

  • The Approach to Dietary Prescription

  • Failure of Therapy

  • Fat or Carbohydrate

  • Meal Replacement Therapy

  • Very Low Calorie Diets (VLCD)

  • Conclusions

  • References