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Carbohydrate-Restricted Diet and Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Case Report and Review of This Conflicting and Yet Unknown Association

Sheikh, Mujeeb MD; Chahal, Mangeet MD; Rock-Willoughby, Jayme DO; Grubb, Blair P. MD

doi: 10.1097/MJT.0b013e318235f1df
Case Report

We describe a case of a young patient, motivated to follow a carbohydrate-restricted diet intake for 6 years, who presented with an acute myocardial infarction.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH.

Address for correspondence: Department of Cardiology, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH 43614. E-mail:

The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.

© 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.