Mastication Frequency and Postprandial Blood Sugar Levels in Normoglycaemic and Dysglycaemic Individuals: A Cross- Sectional Comparative Study.

@article{Madhu2016MasticationFA,
  title={Mastication Frequency and Postprandial Blood Sugar Levels in Normoglycaemic and Dysglycaemic Individuals: A Cross- Sectional Comparative Study.},
  author={Vinayak Madhu and Arun Shirali and Priyanka Niwas Pawaskar and Deepak R Madi and Nithyananda K. Chowta and John Thomas Ramapuram},
  journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR},
  year={2016},
  volume={10 7},
  pages={
          OC06-8
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Mastication has potential to affect postprandial blood glucose levels by affecting cephalic phase of insulin release. However, limited number of studies done in this regard has yielded conflicting results. AIM To evaluate effects of mastication on postprandial blood glucose levels. MATERIALS AND METHODS We compared routine and thorough mastication in 2 separate groups: dysglycaemic (prediabetics and diabetics) and normoglycaemic in prospective interventional study. Blood… CONTINUE READING
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