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Glycaemic index of New Zealand foods.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10872434     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
AIM: To determine the glycaemic index values to a range of foods that are unique to New Zealand, and those that are grown and/or manufactured locally. METHODS: We determined the glycaemic index of 28 carbohydrate foods in both healthy subjects and those with type 2 diabetes. Venous blood samples were collected over two to three hours, and the incremental area under the blood glucose curve was used to calculate glycaemic index values. RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS: This study has identified the glycaemic index values for a range of New Zealand foods which will be clinically useful in the nutritional management of individuals with diabetes mellitus. People with diabetes are recommended to choose foods with a low glycaemic index which is associated with optimal blood glucose control and lipid levels.
T Perry; J Mann; K Mehalski; C Gayya; J Wilson; C Thompson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New Zealand medical journal     Volume:  113     ISSN:  0028-8446     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Z. Med. J.     Publication Date:  2000 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-07-12     Completed Date:  2000-07-12     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401067     Medline TA:  N Z Med J     Country:  NEW ZEALAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  140-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin.
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MeSH Terms
Area Under Curve
Blood Glucose* / analysis
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / blood*
Dietary Carbohydrates / blood*
Dietary Fiber
Middle Aged
New Zealand
Reference Values
Statistics, Nonparametric
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Blood Glucose; 0/Dietary Carbohydrates

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