“The continued success of low-carbohydrate diets in the treatment of diabetes and metabolic syndrome without significant side effects, point to the need for a reappraisal of dietary guidelines”.
In this review (open access!) authors presented 12 points of evidence supporting the use of low-carbohydrate diets as the first approach to treating type 2 diabetes
R.D. Feinman et al., Dietary carbohydrate restriction as the first approach in diabetes management: Critical review and evidence base. Nutrition 31 (2015) 1–13