Studies related to Insulin and Tauroursodeoxycholic Acid

Tauroursodeoxycholic Acid May Improve Liver And Muscle But Not Adipose Tissue Insulin Sensitivity In Obese Men And Women

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 20
Sex n/a
Notes for this study:
Insulin sensitivity was increased in obese but non-diabetic men and women after 1,750mg daily ingestion of TUDCA for 4 weeks. Muscle and liver tissue became more insulin sensitive, but adipose (fat) tissue did not. The degree of improvement was approximately 30% improvement, which rivals current anti-diabetic pharmaceuticals such as thiazolinediones and metformin.

Interestingly, no effects on serum glucose nor insulin were seen.

No significant influences on body fat or weight.