Effect of pulses on Glycemic control and cardiovascular risk factors in Type 2 Diabetes: A dose response study
- Dry Beans
Dr. David Jenkins
Lead Investigator(s) Institution
University of Toronto - Dept. of Nutritional Sciences
To determine if pulses improve glycemic control in non-insulin dependent diabetes, as assessed by HbA1c and to assess whether these outcomes relate to improvements in cardiovascular health.
Incorporation of legumes as part of a low-glycemic index (GI) diet improved both glycemic control and reduced calculated coronary heart disease risk score in type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)
2009 - 2012