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The DASH diet has led to improvements in insulin sensitivity for those who are at risk for type 2 diabetes. A study revealed A1C levels decreased by roughly 2% while fasting blood glucose levels decreased by 29% under this diet. While the DASH diet is meant to reduce hypertension, it also reduces weight, allowing for improved glycemic control for people with type 2 diabetes.

BMI Fluctuations May Predict Poor Outcomes in CKD

High variability in body mass index is associated with an increased risk for death, requiring kidney replacement therapy, myocardial infarction, and stroke, investigators concluded.
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