Eating vegetables before carbohydrates improves postprandial glucose excursions

  title={Eating vegetables before carbohydrates improves postprandial glucose excursions},
  author={Saeko Imai and Michiaki Fukui and Neiko Ozasa and Tetsuya Ozeki and Mamoru Kurokawa and Takaaki Komatsu and Shizuo Kajiyama},
  booktitle={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
Large fluctuations in blood glucose are reported to promote the microand macrovascular complications associated with Type 2 diabetes. Postprandial plasma glucose and glycaemic spikes are more strongly associated with atherosclerosis than fasting plasma glucose or HbA1c level [1]. Therefore, safe and effective interventions, including diet, are needed to reduce glycaemic variability and minimize hypoglycaemic events. The continuous glucose monitoring system is capable of detecting hypoglycaemia… CONTINUE READING
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