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The effects of dietary supplementation with Gum arabic\ud on blood pressure and renal function in subjects with Type 2\ud diabetes mellitus

Glover, David A.;
Open Access English
  • Country: United Kingdom
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with a significant increased morbidity and\ud mortality resulting from microvascular and macrovascular complications, in particular\ud diabetic nephropathy and cardiovascular disease. Treatment of these conditions has\ud involved improving diabetic control, reducing blood pressure and addressing other\ud cardiovascular risk factors. Dietary fibre has wide reaching health benefits, including\ud improvement of diabetic control and blood pressure, potentially by alterations in\ud colonic bacterial populations that result in changes in serum short chain fatty acids.\ud An open labelled study with a washout period was undertaken...
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