REVIEW ARTICLEShould patients with diabetes follow a low-carb diet?Chandler, Michael J. RD, CNSD, MS; Hildebrandt, Leslie A. PhD, RDAuthor Information Michael Chandler is clinical dietitian at Appalachian Regional Medical Center, Hazard, Kentucky. Leslie Hildebrandt is Associate Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant. The authors have indicated no relationships to disclose relating to the content of this article. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants: October 2007 - Volume 20 - Issue 10 - p 36-42 Buy Abstract Before you recommend a low-carbohydrate diet for weight loss, read this review of the effect these diets can have on a patient with type 2 diabetes. © 2007 American Academy of Physician Assistants.