Cinnamon extract improves fasting blood glucose and glycosylated hemoglobin level in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes.

@article{Lu2012CinnamonEI,
  title={Cinnamon extract improves fasting blood glucose and glycosylated hemoglobin level in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Ting Jia Lu and Hongguang Sheng and Johnna Wu and Yuan Guo Cheng and Jianming Zhu and Yan Chen},
  journal={Nutrition research},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={408-12}
}
For thousands of years, cinnamon has been used as a traditional treatment in China. However, there are no studies to date that investigate whether cinnamon supplements are able to aid in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in Chinese subjects. We hypothesized cinnamon should be effective in improving blood glucose control in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes. To address this hypothesis, we performed a randomized, double-blinded clinical study to analyze the effect of cinnamon extract on… CONTINUE READING
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