Table 1

Inclusion criteria:
1 Diagnosed diabetes mellitus type 2
2 Age 18–75 years
3 BMI ≥ 27 kg/m2
Exclusion criteria:
6 Pregnancy or lactation during the study
7 Inadequate expression of the Dutch language (spoken and written)
8 Inability to lose ≥ 5% of bodyweight during the first 8 weeks of VLCD
9 Severe psychiatric problems
10 Significant cardiac arrhythmias, unstable angina, decompensated congestive heart failure, major organ system failure, untreated hypothyroidism and/or myocardial infarction, end-stage renal disease, cerebrovascular accident or major surgery in the last 3 months.

Berk et al.

Berk et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1026   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1026

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