Effect of dietary fiber on the oral glucose tolerance test in pregnancy.

Abstract

Paired oral glucose tolerance tests (GTTs) were performed during the third trimester of pregnancy to determine whether soluble fiber, which is known to blunt the rise in postprandial serum glucose in nonpregnant subjects, demonstrated similar effects in pregnancy. Normal pregnant women (n = 14) and gestational diabetic patients (n = 4) were first given a… (More)

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