Diabetes Care

library icon

Aspartame Consumption for 12 Weeks Does Not Affect Glycemia, Appetite, or Body Weight of Healthy, Lean Adults in a Randomized Controlled Trial

Author(s): Higgins KA, Considine RV, and Mattes RD
Publication Name: J Nutr 2018;148:650–657.
Publication Year: 2018

This randomized controlled trial (RCT) found that daily ingestion of aspartame for 12 weeks did not elicit any change in glycemia, incretin release or appetite in healthy, lean adults. The results of this study are consistent with findings of a...

Read More

library icon

Diabetes UK evidence-based nutrition guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes (2018)

Author(s): Dyson, P. A., Twenefour, D., Breen, C., Duncan, A., Elvin, E., Goff, L., Hill, A., Kalsi, P., Marsland, N., McCardle, P., Mellor, D., Oliver, L. and W
Publication Name: Diabetic Medicine 2018; 35: 541-547
Publication Year: 2018

The new Diabetes UK evidence-based nutrition guidelines support that nutrition management should be an integral part of the clinical care for all people with diabetes and those at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Key features of the new guidelines...

Read More

library icon

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 ...

Read More

library icon

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 dia...

Read More

library icon

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 glycaem...

Read More

library icon

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 w...

Read More