The Glycemic Index of standard and diabetes-specific enteral formulas.

  title={The Glycemic Index of standard and diabetes-specific enteral formulas.},
  author={Zandrie Hofman and Jenneke De Van Drunen and Harm Kuipers},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={15 3},
A recent meta-analysis showed that foods with a low Glycemic Index (GI) have a clinically useful effect on glycemic control in patients with diabetes. Although diabetes-specific enteral formulas are commonly used for diabetic patients with insufficient oral intake, not much is known about the GI of these formulas. Therefore the purpose of this study was to assess the GI of several diabetes-specific formulas and to compare them with standard formulas. The randomised, double blinded, crossover… CONTINUE READING

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