Dec 15, 2022 – Some people with type 2 diabetes may be able to lose weight, lower their blood sugar, and stop taking diabetes drugs, if they follow anintermittent fasting diet for 3 months, new research suggests.

Intermittent fasting – such as the 5:2 diet, which consists of eating few calories for 2 days followed by eating normally for 5 days – has led to weight loss in previous studies.

But it hasn’t been clear whether intermittent fasting might lower HbA1c levels – a measure of a person’s average blood sugar levels over the past 2 to 3 months.

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