Calorie Restriction Boosts Heart Function in Diabetes Patients

Research also shows that cutting calories can help reduce the amount of dangerous fat that accumulates around the heart.

Weight loss has long been the recommendation for many patients with type 2 diabetes. Thats because chemicals in fat diminish your bodys ability to use its own insulin. When the pancreas tries to make more insulin to compensate, the insulin-producing part of the pancreas can essentially wear out over time. But researchers now have evidence that eating a low-calorie diet may not only help eliminate insulin dependence, but it may help improve heart function in obese patients with type 2 diabetes.
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