Low Glycemic Index Diets (With Pulses) in Type 2 Diabetes

2014-08-26 22:16:08 | BioPortfolio


Healthy individuals with type 2 diabetes will receive intensive counseling on food selection to improve glucose control using either high cereal fiber dietary strategies or low glycemic index foods emphasizing dried legumes and their products. The treatments will last 3 months with bloods taken for HbA1c, glucose and blood lipids. If the study shows a benefit for either or both diets, then use of high fiber and/or low glycemic index foods in the diet may provide another potential way to improve glucose control and lower cholesterol levels in non-insulin dependent diabetes.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment


Type 2 Diabetes


Low glycemic index diet with pulses, High Cereal Fibre


St. Michael's Hospital
M5B 1W8




University of Toronto

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-26T22:16:08-0400

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