Dr Rollo suggests 2 pounds on only meat, cheese, or eggs for diabetes.
An account of two cases of the diabetes mellitus
"It was agreed to try the effects of animal food. He is directed to abstain from vegetable food in every shape. To have two eggs for breakfast. Boiled meat and steaks alternately for dinner. Eggs, or cheese for supper. For drink eight pounds of weak beef tea, and two pounds of weak peppermint water. Solid ingested about two pounds. "