The effect of an extract of green and black tea on glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: double-blind randomized study.

@article{Mackenzie2007TheEO,
  title={The effect of an extract of green and black tea on glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: double-blind randomized study.},
  author={Todd Mackenzie and Lisa Leary and Warren Brooks},
  journal={Metabolism: clinical and experimental},
  year={2007},
  volume={56 10},
  pages={1340-4}
}
Recent evidence suggests that tea from Camellia sinensis (eg, green, oolong, and black tea) may have a hypoglycemic effect. We evaluated the ability of an extract of green and black tea to improve glucose control over a 3-month period. A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized multiple-dose (0, 375, or 750 mg per day for 3 months) study in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus not taking insulin was performed. The primary end point was change in glycosylated hemoglobin at 3 months. The 49… CONTINUE READING