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The Effects Of Almond Consumption In Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes: Differences Between Men And Women

Abstract Type 2 diabetes affects approximately 7.3% of Americans, leading to debilitating and life-threatening comorbidities. Estrogen and testosterone levels have been linked to inflammatory and oxidative stress markers, as well as glucose and insulin concentrations. The present study was designed to determine the link between sex differences, glucose control, and inflammation and oxidative stress related to daily almond ingestion among subjects with type 2 diabetes. Subjects were randomized to an intervention group, which received 1.5 oz. almonds daily for 12 weeks, or to the matched control group, which maintained their current diet. No significant differences were found in changes in glucose control in response to ingestion of almonds. However, ... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Petersen, Katherine Nicole (Author) / Karen, Sweazea (Advisor) / Carol, Johnston (Committee member) / Christy, Lespron (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Nutrition / Health sciences / Physiology / almond / CRP / diabetes / diet / dietetics / nutrition
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 91 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note M.S. Nutrition 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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