Diabetes Care

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Effect of high milk and sugar-sweetened and non-caloric soft drink intake on insulin sensitivity after 6 months in overweight and obese adults: a randomized controlled trial.

Author(s): Engel S, Tholstrup T, Bruun JM, Astrup A, Richelsen B, and Raben A.
Publication Name: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2017 Nov 15; doi:10.1038/s41430-017-0006-9
Publication Year: 2017

The key finding of this 6-month randomised controlled trial is that a long-term daily consumption of 1L of milk, sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB), low calorie sweetened drink and water had no effects on insulin sensitivity and on risk markers of type 2...

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Practice Guideline for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in Adults: Nutrition Intervention Evidence Reviews and Recommendations.

Author(s): Franz MJ, MacLeod J, Evert A, Brown C, Gradwell E, Handu D, Reppert A, Robinson M.
Publication Name: J Acad Nutr Diet. 2017 Oct;117(10):1659-1679. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2017.03.022. Epub 2017 May 19.
Publication Year: 2017

The US Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) Nutrition Practice Guideline (NPG) for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in Adults is a newly developed guideline, providing updated evidence-based recommendations about Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) in diab...

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Do non-nutritive sweeteners influence acute glucose homeostasis in humans? A systematic review.

Author(s): Tucker RM and Tan SY.
Publication Name: Physiol Behav. 2017 Dec 1;182:17-26. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2017.09.016. Epub 2017 Sep 20.
Publication Year: 2017

This systematic review by Tucker and Tan examined the effects of low calorie sweeteners on acute postprandial glucose homeostasis and confirmed the findings of previous publications showing that low calorie sweeteners have no effect on acute glycaemi...

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Consumption of Low-Calorie Sweetened Beverages Compared to Water Is Associated with Reduced Intake of Carbohydrates and Sugar, with No Adverse Relationships to Glycemic Responses: Results from the 2001–2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Author(s): Leahy M, Ratliff JC, Claudia, Riedt S and Fulgoni VL.
Publication Name: Nutrients. 2017 Sep; 9(9): 928.
Publication Year: 2017

This observational study by Leahy et al found that higher consumption of low calorie sweetened beverages was associated with lower odds ratios for elevated levels of several prediabetes markers including insulin resistance indexes. Furthermore, it wa...

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A 12-week randomized clinical trial investigating the potential for sucralose to affect glucose homeostasis

Author(s): Grotz VL, Pi-Sunyer X, Porte D Jr, Roberts A, Richard Trout J.
Publication Name: Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 2017 May 11;88:22-33. doi: 10.1016/j.yrtph.2017.05.011. [Epub ahead of print]
Publication Year: 2017

This paper provides an overview of the available scientific literature regarding sucralose effect on glucose control and further presents the outcomes of a 12-week, double-blind, parallel-group randomised controlled trial in 47 normoglycemic male par...

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American Diabetes Association® 2017 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes: Lifestyle management

Author(s): American Diabetes Association
Publication Name: Diabetes Care 2017 Jan; 40(Supplement 1): S33-S43.
Publication Year: 2017

Nutrition therapy is a fundamental aspect of diabetes care together with other lifestyle modifications including on physical activity levels, smoking cessation, and psychosocial care. Nutrition therapy has an integral role in overall diabetes managem...

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