How to Reduce After Breakfast Blood Sugars 40%

Posted on January 26, 2011


A high-protein, low-carbohydrate snack before breakfast attenuates post-breakfast hyperglycemia….

Previous studies have shown a considerable reduction in hyperglycemia after the second meal of the day, provided that breakfast had been taken. The preservation of this effect in Type 2 diabetes was not confirmed until recently. Postprandial hyperglycemia acts as an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease, a major cause of death in subjects with Type 2 diabetes. It was hypothesized that post-breakfast hyperglycemia in subjects with Type 2 diabetes could be improved non-pharmacologically by using a high-protein, low-carbohydrate prebreakfast snack.

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