Improvement of Stress Reduces Glycosylated Haemoglobin Levels in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

  title={Improvement of Stress Reduces Glycosylated Haemoglobin Levels in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes},
  author={S. Okada and Ken Ichiki and S Tanokuchi and K Ishii and H Hamada and Zensuke Ota},
  journal={Journal of International Medical Research},
  pages={119 - 122}
  • S. Okada, K. Ichiki, Z. Ota
  • Published 1 March 1995
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of International Medical Research
The effects of reducing stress on glucose metabolism in diabetics were evaluated in 20 patients with type 2 diabetes (10 of each sex) who were given an anxiolytic (fludiazepam) for 12 weeks. Patients were tested 4 weeks before the start of anxiolytic treatment (A), immediately before the first dose (B), and before the end of the study period (C) using the State-Trait Anxiety Index and glycosylated haemoglobin levels. There were no significant differences between the trait or state anxiety… 
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