n South African Medical Journal - WHIDMT : Rossouw and Howard blatantly miss the point : communication

Volume 104, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Rossouw and Howard's response to my article confirms that it is they and not I who miss the point. My key focus was not whether the Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification Trial (WHIDMT) supports the use of carbohydrate-restricted diets. Nor did my key points focus 'on subgroup findings rather than the robust overall findings' of the study. By introducing these arguments, Rossouw and Howard neatly sidestep the single most important question I raised.

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