Title

High and low glycemic index mixed meals and blood glucose in youth with type 2 diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance.

Student Author(s)

Lauren A. Gellar

UMMS Affiliation

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Clinical & Population Health Research

Date

3-2009

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Adolescent; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2; Blood Glucose; Glucose Intolerance; Glycemic Index; Adolescent Nutritional Physiological Phenomena; Child Nutritional Physiological Phenomena; Child

Abstract

This cross-over pilot study tested blood glucose response to low and high glycemic index meals in 12 obese youth with type 2 diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance. Participants demonstrated significantly lower mean daytime blood glucose and a trend toward lower variability, suggesting a clinically relevant impact of reducing glycemic index.

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Citation: Gellar L., Nansel TR., High and Low Glycemic Index Mixed Meals and Blood Glucose in Youth with Type 2 Diabetes or Impaired Glucose Tolerance. Journal of Pediatrics. March 2009;154:455-8

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