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Mate Tea (Ilex Paraguariensis) Improves Glycemic And Lipid Profiles Of Type 2 Diabetes And Pre-diabetes Individuals: A Pilot Study

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 58
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Obese, Overweight
Notes for this study:
In a sample of type II diabetic men given Yerba Mate tea at 330ml thrice a day, LDL was found to decrease (13.5%) alongside glucose (-25mg/dL) and HbA1c (-0.85%), a biomarker of glucose health where less is better.

Better effects were seen with yerba mate paired with dietary intervention.