Almond Intervention in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Effect of Almond Supplementation on Glycemic and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Asian Indians in North India With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A 24-week Prospective Cohort Study
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    Completed No Results Posted
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This prospective cohort study of an almond-enriched diet (within the overall context of Asian Indian dietary guidelines) was conducted to test the hypothesis that in patients with T2DM almond-enriched balanced diet improves glycemic measures and CVD risk factors.
Study Started
Jan 31
Primary Completion
Dec 31
Study Completion
Feb 28
Last Update
Jan 06

Dietary Supplement almond

almond Experimental

almonds are substituted for visible fat and carbohydrates


Inclusion Criteria:

Patients in the age range of 25-65 years
on stable doses of metformin from past 3 months
having HbA1C less than 9%
LDL-c ≥100 mg/dl were recruited

Exclusion Criteria:

Patients on insulin therapy, plioglitazone, insulin secretagogues, beta blockers or steroids or suffering from diabetes for more than 10 years
having high uric acid levels (≥ 8 mg/dl),
with accelerated hypertension (stage 2 hypertension according to JNC guidelines) , hypothyroidism, suffering from acute infection or any debilitating disease or with renal failure,
appreciable weight loss (more than 10%) during past 6 months
Patients with known food allergy, lipid altering medication or extraneous factors that can affect glycemic or lipid parameters
No Results Posted