Isocaloric substitution of carbohydrates with protein: the association with weight change and mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes.

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The health impact of dietary replacement of carbohydrates with protein for patients with type 2 diabetes is still debated. This study aimed to investigate the association between dietary substitution of carbohydrates with (animal and plant) protein and 5-year weight change, and all-cause and cardiovascular (CVD) mortality risk in patients with type 2 diabetes.


  • Marjo Je Campmans-Kuijpers
  • Ivonne Sluijs
  • Ute Nöthlings
  • Heinz Freisling
  • Kim Overvad
  • Elisabete Weiderpass
  • Guy Fagherazzi
  • Tilman Kühn
  • Verena A Katzke
  • Amalia Mattiello
  • Giovanna Masala
  • Claudia Agnoli
  • Rosario Tumino
  • Annemieke Mw Spijkerman
  • Aurelio Barricarte
  • Fulvio Ricceri
  • Saioa Chamosa
  • Ingegerd Johansson
  • Anna Winkvist
  • Anne Tjønneland
  • Diewertje Sluik
  • Heiner Boeing
  • Joline Wj Beulens
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Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Endocrinology and Diabetes
Original languageEnglish
Article number39
JournalCardiovascular Diabetology
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch

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