Studies related to Endothelin-1 and Arginine

Beneficial Effects Of A Long-term Oral L-arginine Treatment Added To A Hypocaloric Diet And Exercise Training Program In Obese, Insulin-resistant Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 2-4 Weeks
Number of Subjects 33
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Obese, Overweight
Notes for this study:
21 days of supplementation with L-arginine in persons with type II diabetes, in conjunction with a hypocaloric diet and exercise routine (also given to the placebo group), noted that supplementation was associated with more improvements in the adipokine, oxidative, and nitric oxide profiles of the body resulting in enhanced endothelial health. An increase was noted in superoxide dismutase.