glycemic index

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glycemic index

[glī¦sēm·ik ′in‚deks]
(medicine)
A ranking of foods based on how they affect blood glucose (sugar) levels in the 2-3 hours after eating, foods with carbohydrates that break down quickly during digestion have the highest glycemic indexes.
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They were sampled to investigate the relationship of thyroid hormones with glycemic profile determinants.
This study has been planned for assessment of long-term glycemic control and association with psychological variables such as anxiety depression and stress among type 2 diabetic subjects.
KEY WORDS: Kinetic Models; Glycemic Level; Clonidine; Zero-order; First-order; Second-order
Together, the low and the high glycemic foods become middle range on the glycemic index.
Carbs with a high glycemic index, like white bread and sugary drinks, lead to a bigger spike in blood sugar than carbs with a low glycemic index, like beans and pasta.
A dietary factor that has been associated with acne is intake of food with a high glycemic index (the ranking on a scale of 0-100 of carbohydrate foods based on how fast they raise blood glucose levels and therefore, insulin levels).
The glycemic index rates one's blood sugar response to a food in relation to glucose, a simple sugar and ranked at a base standard of 100.
There is an enormous disconnect between the widespread consensus that tight glycemic control is essential on the one hand, and the overwhelming data demonstrating that it doesn't prevent 10 of the 11 micro- and macrovascular complications that matter most to patients on the other hand.
With regard to the macrovascular complications, the evidence consistently shows that tight glycemic control exerts no significant effect on all-cause or cardiovascular mortality or on fatal or nonfatal stroke.
One part of the study compared glycemic responses in a frozen berry smoothie for breakfast--made with either the control (maltodextrin) or WEIGHTAIN--among healthy men and women.
Objective: To determine the frequency of hepatitis C in the patients of type II diabetes mellitus with Good glycemic control versus Poor glycemic control.