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Summary of Glycemic Control

Scientific Information on Glycemic Control / Insulin Sensitivity

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Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The more evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Supplement Magnitude of effect
? The direction and size of the supplement's impact on each outcome. Some supplements can have an increasing effect, others have a decreasing effect, and others have no effect.
Consistency of research results
? Scientific research does not always agree. HIGH or VERY HIGH means that most of the scientific research agrees.
Notes
grade-a Minor - See all 13 studies
A modest improvement, in general, has been found. It seems to be more potent for those who are 45 years old or older, though it's not clear if anything else influences its effects.
grade-b - Moderate See all 12 studies
An effect is possible in type 2 diabetics but studies are not generally supportive.
grade-c Notable Very High See all 4 studies
A limited number of studies consistently suggested a notable effect in various health conditions associated with insulin resistance.

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