Type 2 diabetes and glycemic response to grapes or grape products.

@article{Zunino2009Type2D,
  title={Type 2 diabetes and glycemic response to grapes or grape products.},
  author={Susan J. Zunino},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={139 9},
  pages={1794S-800S}
}
Type 2 diabetes affects approximately 7% of the population in the United States and is characterized by decreased disposal of glucose in peripheral tissues due to insulin resistance and overproduction of glucose by the liver, defects in pancreatic beta-cell function, and decreased beta-cell mass. Obesity, decreased physical exercise, and consumption of foods with a high glycemic index (GI) and load are major predisposing factors in the development of type 2 diabetes. The GI is used to evaluate… CONTINUE READING
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