Studies related to Insulin Sensitivity and Chromium

The Influence Of Chromium Chloride-containing Milk To Glycemic Control Of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial

Effect Increase
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 60
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 45-64, 65+
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
The addition of 200mcg chromium (as chloride) to milk powder, relative to a milk powder placebo, in type II diabetics already on medication (gliclazide) noted that there was a reduction in blood glucose, insulin, and improvement in insulin sensitivity over the course of 16 weeks in men only.

Acute insulin response following an oral glucose tolerance test (10 minutes after) was unaffected in both sexes.

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