Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 25th, 2005
"Long-term type 2 diabetes can lead to numerous biological complications, such as hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Key enzymes involved in the enzymatic breakdown of complex carbohydrates, pancreatic alpha-amylase and intestinal alpha-glucosidase, have been targeted as potential avenues for modulation of type 2 diabetes-associated postprandial hyperglycemia through mild inhibition of their enzymatic activities so as to decrease meal-derived glucose absorption.
"Further, inhibition of hypertension-linked angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE)...
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