Moderate Consumption of Fructose Benefits Diabetes Patients

by Kathy Jones on  June 23, 2012 at 8:16 PM Diabetes News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment
A new study published in the journal Diabetes Care suggests that the adverse health effects associated with fructose may be due to over indulgence and that it was beneficial for people with type 1 and 2 diabetes.
 Moderate Consumption of Fructose Benefits Diabetes Patients
Moderate Consumption of Fructose Benefits Diabetes Patients
Advertisement

The study was conducted by researchers at St Michael's Hospital in Canada who analyzed data from 18 different trials involving 209 participants who had Type I and Type II diabetes and found that fructose helped them gain a better control on their blood sugar levels with the improvement similar to taking an oral anti-diabetic drug.

Advertisement
"Attention needs to go back where it belongs, which is on the concept of moderation. We're seeing that there may be benefit if fructose wasn't being consumed in such large amounts. All negative attention on fructose-related harm draws further away from the issue of eating too many calories", lead author of the study, Adrian Cozma said.


Source: Medindia
Advertisement

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

Related Links

More News on:

Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetes Diabetic Diet Diabetes - Essentials Diabetes - Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG) Insulin Delivery Devices Diabetes and Exercise Stress Relief Through Alternative Medicine Stress and the Gender Divide Silent Killer Diseases 
Advertisement

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook

News Category

News Archive