Nicotinic Acid Effects On Insulin Sensitivity And Hepatic Lipid Metabolism: An In Vivo To In Vitro Study

Effect Increase
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 20
Sex Male
Age Range 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Obese, Overweight
Notes for this study:
In 20 men without diabetes but with dyslipidemia, 2g extended release niacin over the course of eight weeks promoted a reduction in triglycerides (28%) and vLDL (68%) while increasing HDL cholesterol (17%) but promoted a state of insulin resistance relative to placebo.