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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By funding a study of this nature, we intend to create awareness about the positive effects of low glycemic levels on health and in a way to help our consumers make the right choice.
Carbohydrate quality and a low glycemic index also have been linked with lower risk of advanced macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness among older Americans.
There was significantly increased frequency of microalbuminuria in poorly controlled diabetics (83.56%) compared to diabetics with good glycemic control (16.44%), p value 0.015.
By combining GSP measurements with HbA1c, it is possible to see a more complete picture of a patient's long term and intermediate glycemic control (Figure 2).
'I want to say, it's almost quite ironic, in that pasta is an example and there's not too many of a processed food and a highly refined carbohydrate, that has a low glycemic index, precisely because of it's processing,' he added.
This study is a community-based cross-sectional study aimed at primarily assessing glycemic control over the past 3 months and its correlation with psychological variables.
"We know that a high glycemic index diet leads to hyperinsulinemia that can lead to increased sebum production," Dr.
KEY WORDS: Kinetic Models; Glycemic Level; Clonidine; Zero-order; First-order; Second-order
(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.)
She referred to a controlled intervention study that randomized 43 male patients with acne aged 15-25 years to a low glycemic load diet, or to a carbohydrate dense control diet without regard to glycemic index for 12 weeks (Am J Clin Nutr.
Objectives: To determine the association between depression and glycemic control in patients suffering from type 2 diabetes mellitus.
But to understand why requires knowledge of two things, the glycemic index and glycemic load of a particular food.