Panax ginseng has no effect on indices of glucose regulation following acute or chronic ingestion in healthy volunteers.

@article{Reay2008PanaxGH,
  title={Panax ginseng has no effect on indices of glucose regulation following acute or chronic ingestion in healthy volunteers.},
  author={Jonathon Lee Reay and Andrew Scholey and Anthea Milne and Jack Fenwick and David O. Kennedy},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={101 11},
  pages={
          1673-8
        }
}
In the absence of effective pharmacotherapy for diabetes there has been an increase in the use of, and research into, alternative treatment strategies. These include exercise, dietary interventions and the use of supplements including extracts of ginseng. Two separate, placebo-controlled, double-blind, cross-over studies investigating the effects of chronic ingestion of Panax ginseng (study 1 used G115, study 2 used Cheong Kwan Jang) on glycated Hb (HbA1c; study 1, n 18; study 2, n 11), fasting… CONTINUE READING

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