Table 4

Capillary Glucose and Venous Insulin Levels After a 70 g Sucrose Challenge With and Without Simultaneous Consumption of LA-Cr for the Pilot and Clinical Studies

Pilot Study N = 20 (Glucose Measurements Only)


Minutes from Baseline (glucose)

:0

:30

:45

:60

:90


Mean glucose levels in the control group (sugar only)

100.4

157.9

161.3

151.4

121.5


Standard deviations of glucose in control group (sugar only)

16.1

23.8

18.5

24.7

17.0


Mean glucose levels in the treatment group

104.5

149.1

149.5

133.4

116.4


Standard deviations of glucose levels in treatment group

12.0

15.9

16.8

20.7

13.7



Clinical Study N = 50 (Glucose measurements)


Minutes from Baseline (glucose)

:0

:30

:45

:60

:90


Mean glucose levels in the control group (sugar only)

97.2

150.3

151.4

141.8

120.5


Standard deviations of glucose in control group (sugar only)

10.3

22.2

25.0

25.6

22.2


Mean glucose levels in the treatment group

99.9

142.8

140.0

133.5

116.9


Standard deviations of glucose levels in treatment group

11.5

15.8

16.8

19.1

18.8



Clinical Study N = 49 Insulin measurements)


Minutes from Baseline (insulin)

:0

:30

n/a

:60

n/a


Mean insulin levels in the control group (sugar only)

4.4

32.3

32.2


Standard deviations of insulin in control group (sugar only)

3.9

24.7

19.9


Mean insulin levels in the treatment group

4.4

29.0

24.4


Standard deviations of insulin scores in thetreatment group

3.9

20.6

16.5


Kaats et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:42   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-42

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