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Research Journal of Biological Sciences
Year: 2007  |  Volume: 2  |  Issue: 3  |  Page No.: 252 - 255

Effect of Rice Bran Powder on Blood Glucose Levels and Serum Lipid Parameters in Diabetes Patient II

Z. Tazakori, M.H. Dehghan, M. Zare, N. Foladi and R. Mohmmad    

Abstract: Diabetes mellitus remains as a significant universal health problem. Globally, the prevalence of diabetes mellitus is projected to growth from 135 million in 1995 to 300 million in 2025. The main aim of this study was determination of the effect of rice bran on blood glucose level and plasma lipid parameters in type II patients. This study was Double Blind non cross-over Trial 60 Diabetic Patient which hadnít renal and liver disorder and high hypertension after physical exam selected and then randomly divided to two intervention and control group first group intake 10 g soluble rice bran 2 period a day (at morning and before sleeping) and second group intake placebo blood glucose and plasma lipids levels were determined before and after study The data were analyzed by paired t-test and ANOVA, using SPSS and Food processor. The fasting serum Glucose level and 2 h after eating were reduced significantly (p< 0/001). Triglyceride levels were reduced (p< 0/01) and HDL were increased significantly too (p< 0/05).LDL and cholesterol had reduced too but not significant (p>0.05). Consequently, rice bran can be used as nutritional supplements for the control of diabetes mellitus patients.

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