Fructose and insulin sensitivity in patients with type 2 diabetes.

  title={Fructose and insulin sensitivity in patients with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Veikko A. Koivisto and Hannele Yki-J{\"a}rvinen},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  volume={233 2},
The effect of dietary fructose (20% of carbohydrate calories, 45-65 g day-1 for 4 weeks) on glycaemic control, serum lipid, lipoprotein and apoprotein A-I and A-II concentrations and on insulin sensitivity was studied in 10 type 2 diabetic patients. The study was done in a randomized, double-blind fashion with crystalline fructose or placebo administered evenly during 4 meals or snacks per day. The patients were hospitalized throughout the study periods. The fasting plasma glucose concentration… CONTINUE READING
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