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Hypoglycemic effect of cinnamon extract in diabetic patients.
A randomized, double-blind study in a total of 66 patients with type 2 diabetes, comparing patients receiving 120 and 360 mg of cinnamon extract daily plus gliclazide. for 3 months in patients receiving gliclazide plus placebo.
Patients who received cinnamon extract had lower blood glucose and HbA1c (accumulated glucose) values, but in the placebo group there was no effect. Triglyceride levels in the extract-treated patients were decreased. Hepatic transaminase elevations in all groups. no change
It was concluded that cinnamon was effective in lowering blood sugar in non-insulin-dependent diabetics.
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