Diabetes Diet: Sources and Notes

Author: Hélène Hodac.

Expert Consultant: Dr. Boris Hansel *, Diabetologist, Nutrition and Cardiovascular Specialist. Responsible at La Pitié-Salpétrière hospital (Paris) for a unit dedicated to the care of people at risk of cardiovascular disease.

Last update: January 2018, by Dr. Iléana de LAMETH - Endocrinologist, diabetologist and nutritionist


- Boris Hansel, Fabienne Delestre, The counter-attack regime, Hachette, 2009.

- Yves de Saint Jean and Dr. Gerard Porte, Diabetes I eat what ?, 2014.

- Diabetes, Fact Sheet No. 312, September 2006, WHO

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