Studies related to TNF-Alpha and Vitamin C

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 (pg/ml). Within group. Mean + SEM. Control: before 1.96 (0.22), after 2.05 (0.19). Vitamin C: before 2.71 (0.87), after 2.59 (0.49)
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.