CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Social Health and Diabetes 2018; 06(02): 075-079
DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1675675
Review Article
NovoNordisk Education Foundation

Dietary Management of Diabetes: Focus on Ketogenic Diet

Rajiv Singla
1  Department of Endocrinology, Kalpavriksh Healthcare, New Delhi, India
Rahul Rosha
2  Department of Nutrition, Novique Healthcare, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Sanjay Kalra
3  Department of Endocrinology, Bharti Hospital, Karnal, Haryana, India
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Publication Date:
12 November 2018 (online)



In an era of ever-increasing burden of obesity and diabetes, an out-of-the-box thinking is required to challenge the status quo. With dismal results of current nutritional and therapeutic armamentarium, ketogenic diet can provide this opportunity. Ketogenic diet has profound pathophysiological as well as evolutionary basis for it to be used as a tool in diabetes management. Despite progressively accumulating evidence for clinical efficacy and safety, widespread adoption of ketogenic diet remains low due to lack of expertise and standard guidelines.