Effect of popular takeaway foods on blood glucose levels in type 1 diabetes mellitus patients on intensive insulin therapy.

@article{Macdonald2009EffectOP,
  title={Effect of popular takeaway foods on blood glucose levels in type 1 diabetes mellitus patients on intensive insulin therapy.},
  author={Kai Macdonald and Julia M. Lowe and Duane Barker and Maria Mensch and John Attia},
  journal={International journal of clinical practice},
  year={2009},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={189-94}
}
AIMS Intensive insulin therapy (IIT) is the preferred treatment for patients with type 1 diabetes, which requires them to calculate the total number of grams of carbohydrate eaten, but little research has been performed on the effect of mixed meals on blood sugar. We examined the effects of popular takeaway foods on glycaemic response in people with type 1 diabetes. METHODS Nine participants on IIT each consumed a pasta, Thai, hamburger and sandwich (cheese sandwich and an apple) meal on four… CONTINUE READING

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