Studies related to Insulin Sensitivity and Berberine

Treatment Of Type 2 Diabetes And Dyslipidemia With The Natural Plant Alkaloid Berberine

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 116
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 18-29, 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
Berberine in isolation at 1g for 3 months was able to reduce triglycerides and fasting glucose levels in type II diabetics. Total cholesterol and LDL also decreased, and an increase in glucose disposal rate was seen.

Insulin sensitivity showed a trend for improvement, but did not reach statistical significance.

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