Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 6th, 2005
"Epidemiological studies have shown that red wine consumption is associated with less cardiovascular mortality in the general population and in the diabetic patients. To determine whether red wine improves insulin resistance in diabetic patients and to explore the relation between insulin sensitivity and endothelial function, we studied vascular reactivity and insulin-mediated glucose uptake in nine type 2 diabetic patients before and after 2 weeks of red wine consumption (360 mL/d, wine-treated diabetics) and eight type 2 diabetic patients who did not consume wine...
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