Effects Of Atorvastatin And Vitamin C On Forearm Hyperaemic Blood Flow, Asymmentrical Dimethylarginine Levels And The Inflammatory Process In Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Effect None
Values (μmol/l). Between group. Mean + SEM. Control: before 0.95 (0.07), after 0.93 (0.08). Vitamin C: before 1.02 (0.09) after 0.98 (0.07).
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 2-4 Weeks
Number of Subjects 26
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 45-64, 65+
Body Types Obese, Overweight
Notes for this study:
In a randomized, single-blinded, controlled (no placebo), 26 patients with type 2 diabetes were randomized to either 2 g of vitamin C per day or a control group that received no intervention for 4 weeks. There were no statistically significant changes for any of the evaluated outcomes, including, fasting glucose, HDL, LDL, triglycerides, total cholesterol, TNF-a, IL-6, or measures of blood flow,
Funding issues for this study:
Unclear funding source. Researchers declare no conflicts of interest.