V Vuksan

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Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A novel source of wheat fiber and protein: effects on fecal bulk and serum lipids
    V Vuksan
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, St Michael s Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:226-30. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Herbal remedies in the management of diabetes: lessons learned from the study of ginseng
    Vladimir Vuksan
    Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 15:149-60. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Supplementation of conventional therapy with the novel grain Salba (Salvia hispanica L.) improves major and emerging cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Vladimir Vuksan
    Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, 70 Richmond St East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5C 1N8
    Diabetes Care 30:2804-10. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Using cereal to increase dietary fiber intake to the recommended level and the effect of fiber on bowel function in healthy persons consuming North American diets
    Vladimir Vuksan
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Center, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1256-62. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Konjac-Mannan and American ginsing: emerging alternative therapies for type 2 diabetes mellitus
    V Vuksan
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Nutr 20:370S-380S; discussion 381S-383S. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Fiber facts: benefits and recommendations for individuals with type 2 diabetes
    Vladimir Vuksan
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, 70 Richmond Street East, Suite 100, Toronto, ON, M5C 1N8, Canada
    Curr Diab Rep 9:405-11. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Viscosity of fiber preloads affects food intake in adolescents
    V Vuksan
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 19:498-503. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Korean red ginseng (Panax ginseng) improves glucose and insulin regulation in well-controlled, type 2 diabetes: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of efficacy and safety
    Vladimir Vuksan
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:46-56. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Reduction in postprandial glucose excursion and prolongation of satiety: possible explanation of the long-term effects of whole grain Salba (Salvia Hispanica L.)
    V Vuksan
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:436-8. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint American ginseng improves glycemia in individuals with normal glucose tolerance: effect of dose and time escalation
    V Vuksan
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Nutr 19:738-44. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint A novel source of wheat fiber and protein: effects on fecal bulk and serum lipids
    V Vuksan
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, St Michael s Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:226-30. 1999
    ..Wheat fiber is a laxative and wheat protein may affect blood lipids...
  2. ncbi request reprint Herbal remedies in the management of diabetes: lessons learned from the study of ginseng
    Vladimir Vuksan
    Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 15:149-60. 2005
    ..In absence of such standardization, the use of herbs in diabetes must be approached cautiously...
  3. ncbi request reprint Supplementation of conventional therapy with the novel grain Salba (Salvia hispanica L.) improves major and emerging cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Vladimir Vuksan
    Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, 70 Richmond St East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5C 1N8
    Diabetes Care 30:2804-10. 2007
    ..a novel whole grain that is rich in fiber, alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), and minerals to conventional treatment is associated with improvement in major and emerging cardiovascular risk factors in individuals with type 2 diabetes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Using cereal to increase dietary fiber intake to the recommended level and the effect of fiber on bowel function in healthy persons consuming North American diets
    Vladimir Vuksan
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Center, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1256-62. 2008
    ..Dietary fiber intake remains low despite increasing evidence for its health benefits, including laxation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Konjac-Mannan and American ginsing: emerging alternative therapies for type 2 diabetes mellitus
    V Vuksan
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Nutr 20:370S-380S; discussion 381S-383S. 2001
    ..A determination of the active ingredients in AG, and the rheology-biology relationship of KJM are also warranted...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fiber facts: benefits and recommendations for individuals with type 2 diabetes
    Vladimir Vuksan
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, 70 Richmond Street East, Suite 100, Toronto, ON, M5C 1N8, Canada
    Curr Diab Rep 9:405-11. 2009
    ..Increasing consumption of foods containing fiber or use of fiber supplements could play an important role in managing diabetes with positive outcomes on vascular complications and reduced cardio-vascular disease risk...
  7. doi request reprint Viscosity of fiber preloads affects food intake in adolescents
    V Vuksan
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 19:498-503. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Korean red ginseng (Panax ginseng) improves glucose and insulin regulation in well-controlled, type 2 diabetes: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of efficacy and safety
    Vladimir Vuksan
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:46-56. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Reduction in postprandial glucose excursion and prolongation of satiety: possible explanation of the long-term effects of whole grain Salba (Salvia Hispanica L.)
    V Vuksan
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:436-8. 2010
    ..05). Decrease in postprandial glycemia provides a potential explanation for improvements in blood pressure, coagulation and inflammatory markers previously observed after 12-week Salba supplementation in type II diabetes...
  10. ncbi request reprint American ginseng improves glycemia in individuals with normal glucose tolerance: effect of dose and time escalation
    V Vuksan
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Nutr 19:738-44. 2000
    ..in nondiabetic individuals to achieve further improvements in glucose tolerance seen previously when 3 g of AG was taken 40 minutes before a 25 g glucose challenge...
  11. pmc The metabolic syndrome in healthy, multiethnic adolescents in Toronto, Ontario: the use of fasting blood glucose as a simple indicator
    Vladimir Vuksan
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 26:e128-32. 2010
    ..Usually identified in middle age, the MetS has pediatric roots and there are variable incidence rates between ethnic groups. Due to the difficulty of diagnosis, it remains largely undetected in adolescents...
  12. ncbi request reprint Similar postprandial glycemic reductions with escalation of dose and administration time of American ginseng in type 2 diabetes
    V Vuksan
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 23:1221-6. 2000
    ..We previously demonstrated that 3 g American ginseng (AG) reduced postprandial glycemia (PPG) in type 2 diabetic individuals. We investigated whether further reductions can be achieved with escalation of dose and time of AG administration...
  13. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of viscous dietary fiber from Konjac-mannan in subjects with the insulin resistance syndrome: results of a controlled metabolic trial
    V Vuksan
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada
    Diabetes Care 23:9-14. 2000
    ..To test this hypothesis, we investigated the effect of supplementing a high-carbohydrate diet with fiber from Konjac-mannan (KJM) on metabolic control in subjects with the insulin resistance syndrome...
  14. ncbi request reprint American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L) reduces postprandial glycemia in nondiabetic subjects and subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    V Vuksan
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, St Michael s Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 160:1009-13. 2000
    ..We therefore undertook a preliminary short-term clinical study to assess whether American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L) affects postprandial glycemia in humans...
  15. doi request reprint Viscosity rather than quantity of dietary fibre predicts cholesterol-lowering effect in healthy individuals
    Vladimir Vuksan
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, Saint Michael s, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Br J Nutr 106:1349-52. 2011
    ..These data support the inclusion of high-viscosity fibre in the diet to reduce plasma lipids among apparently healthy individuals consuming a typical NA diet...
  16. ncbi request reprint Konjac-mannan (glucomannan) improves glycemia and other associated risk factors for coronary heart disease in type 2 diabetes. A randomized controlled metabolic trial
    V Vuksan
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, St Michael s Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 22:913-9. 1999
    ..To examine whether Konjac-mannan (KJM) fiber improves metabolic control as measured by glycemia, lipidemia, and blood pressure in high-risk type 2 diabetic patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.) attenuates postprandial glycemia in a time-dependent but not dose-dependent manner in healthy individuals
    V Vuksan
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:753-8. 2001
    ..Whether this effect can be replicated with doses <3 g and administration times closer to the oral glucose challenge is unclear...
  18. ncbi request reprint Variable effects of American ginseng: a batch of American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.) with a depressed ginsenoside profile does not affect postprandial glycemia
    J L Sievenpiper
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:243-8. 2003
    ..Whether this effect is reproducible using AG with a different profile is unknown. We therefore investigated the effect of a different batch of AG on glycemia following a 75 g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of a very-high-fiber vegetable, fruit, and nut diet on serum lipids and colonic function
    D J Jenkins
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Quebec, Canada
    Metabolism 50:494-503. 2001
    ..We conclude that very high-vegetable fiber intakes reduce risk factors for cardiovascular disease and possibly colon cancer. Vegetable and fruit fibers therefore warrant further detailed investigation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Differences in risk factors, atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular disease between ethnic groups in Canada: the Study of Health Assessment and Risk in Ethnic groups (SHARE)
    S S Anand
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    Lancet 356:279-84. 2000
    ..To establish whether this variation can be explained by differences in disease risk factors and subclinical atherosclerosis, we undertook a population-based study of three ethnic groups in Canada: South Asians, Chinese, and Europeans...
  21. ncbi request reprint Simple skinfold-thickness measurements complement conventional anthropometric assessments in predicting glucose tolerance
    J L Sievenpiper
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and the Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, and the Division of Metabolism and Endocrinology, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:567-73. 2001
    ..59, P < 0.001) and the insulin sensitivity index (partial R(2) = 0.49, P < 0.001). CONCLUSION: Skinfold-thickness measurements may complement other established measurements for predicting abnormal glucose and insulin regulation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Viscous and nonviscous fibres, nonabsorbable and low glycaemic index carbohydrates, blood lipids and coronary heart disease
    D J Jenkins
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Center, St Michael s Hospital, and Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Lipidol 11:49-56. 2000
    ..In larger cohort studies, low glycaemic index foods or low glycaemic load diets have been associated with higher HDL-cholesterol levels and reduced incidence of diabetes and cardiovascular disease...
  23. doi request reprint The glycaemic index values of foods containing fructose are affected by metabolic differences between subjects
    T M S Wolever
    Glycemic Index Laboratories, Inc, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:1106-14. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that glycaemic index (GI) values are affected by the metabolic differences between subjects for foods containing fructose or fat, but not for starchy foods...
  24. ncbi request reprint Depression of the glycemic index by high levels of beta-glucan fiber in two functional foods tested in type 2 diabetes
    A L Jenkins
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:622-8. 2002
    ..To determine the extent to which beta-glucan reduces the glycemic index (GI) of oat products and whether high levels of beta-glucan impair palatability...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the relationships between obesity and glucose-metabolic abnormalities: a cross-sectional population-based study
    F Razak
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:656-67. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether body mass index (BMI) and other anthropometric indices of visceral obesity vary by ethnic group in their distribution and their relationship to metabolic abnormalities...
  26. ncbi request reprint High-protein diets in hyperlipidemia: effect of wheat gluten on serum lipids, uric acid, and renal function
    D J Jenkins
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Center and the Department of Medicine, The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 74:57-63. 2001
    ..Further studies are required to assess the longer-term effects on renal function...
  27. ncbi request reprint Decreasing, null and increasing effects of eight popular types of ginseng on acute postprandial glycemic indices in healthy humans: the role of ginsenosides
    John L Sievenpiper
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, ON, Canada
    J Am Coll Nutr 23:248-58. 2004
    ..We assessed the effect of eight popular ginseng types on postprandial plasma glucose (PG) and insulin (PI) indices, linking effects to ginsenoside profiles...
  28. ncbi request reprint Korean red ginseng rootlets decrease acute postprandial glycemia: results from sequential preparation- and dose-finding studies
    John L Sievenpiper
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:100-7. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Null and opposing effects of Asian ginseng (Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer) on acute glycemia: results of two acute dose escalation studies
    John L Sievenpiper
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, 6 138 61 Queen Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2T2, Canada
    J Am Coll Nutr 22:524-32. 2003
    ..We investigated whether Asian ginseng is able to replicate this glycemia-lowering efficacy in two separate acute dose escalation studies...
  30. ncbi request reprint Soluble fiber intake at a dose approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for a claim of health benefits: serum lipid risk factors for cardiovascular disease assessed in a randomized controlled crossover trial
    David J A Jenkins
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Center, St Michael sHospital, Toronto
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:834-9. 2002
    ..The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved health claims for 2 dietary fibers, beta-glucan (0.75 g/serving) and psyllium (1.78 g/serving), on the assumption that 4 servings/d would reduce cardiovascular disease risk...
  31. ncbi request reprint Beta-glucan from two sources of oat concentrates affect postprandial glycemia in relation to the level of viscosity
    Shirin Panahi
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Toronto, ON, M5S 3E2, Canada
    J Am Coll Nutr 26:639-44. 2007
    ..enzymatic) in relation to the level of viscosity of beta-glucan and its effect on postprandial glycemia in healthy individuals...
  32. doi request reprint Effects of Korean red ginseng (Panax ginseng C.A. Mayer) and its isolated ginsenosides and polysaccharides on arterial stiffness in healthy individuals
    Elena Jovanovski
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Center, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Hypertens 23:469-72. 2010
    ..Furthermore, in an attempt to elucidate which of the major components of KRG is responsible for these effects, the ginsenoside and polysaccharide fractions isolated from the same KRG root were also investigated...
  33. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance: concepts, controversies, and the role of nutrition
    John L Sievenpiper
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Can J Diet Pract Res 63:20-32. 2002
    ..Additional research is required to confirm the sustainability of this approach and sort out the determinants of insulin resistance so that more effective nutritional interventions will result...
  34. doi request reprint Hyperbolic relationship between insulin secretion and sensitivity on oral glucose tolerance test
    Ravi Retnakaran
    Leadership Sinai Centre for Diabetes, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1901-7. 2008
    ..Based on these findings, the product of these two indices emerges as a potential OGTT-based measure of beta-cell function...
  35. doi request reprint Day-to-day variation in glycemic response elicited by white bread is not related to variation in satiety in humans
    Thomas M S Wolever
    Glycemic Index Laboratories, Inc, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Appetite 52:654-8. 2009
    ..4480+/-683 mm min, ns). The results were similar for males and females. These results do not support the hypothesis that glycemic responses per se influence feelings of satiety over the 2h period after eating...
  36. ncbi request reprint Defining obesity cut points in a multiethnic population
    Fahad Razak
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Circulation 115:2111-8. 2007
    ..It is unknown whether these cut points are appropriate for non-European populations. We assessed the metabolic risk associated with BMI among South Asians, Chinese, Aboriginals, and Europeans...
  37. ncbi request reprint Glycemic index in the treatment of diabetes: the debate continues
    John L Sievenpiper
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Nutr 23:1-4. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint Five batches representative of Ontario-grown American ginseng root produce comparable reductions of postprandial glycemia in healthy individuals
    Anamaria Dascalu
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S3E2, Canada
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 85:856-64. 2007
    ..05.) American ginseng decreased postprandial glycemia and insulinemia; however, 40% of the batches did not reduce glycemia with the anticipated magnitude, irrespective of their saponin composition...
  39. doi request reprint Effect of whole and ground Salba seeds (Salvia Hispanica L.) on postprandial glycemia in healthy volunteers: a randomized controlled, dose-response trial
    H Ho
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Center, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:786-8. 2013
    ..Incorporation of seeds into food products may attenuate postprandial glycemia. Whether these should be consumed as whole or in ground form is not known...
  40. ncbi request reprint High-complex carbohydrate or lente carbohydrate foods?
    David J A Jenkins
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Med 113:30S-37S. 2002
    ....
  41. pmc When a placebo is not a 'placebo': a placebo effect on postprandial glycaemia
    John L Sievenpiper
    Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital and Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 64:546-9. 2007
    ..Placebo effects in clinical trials remain uncertain. To investigate a placebo effect on acute postprandial plasma glucose, we conducted a follow-up investigation on a previous study...
  42. ncbi request reprint Long-term intake of North American ginseng has no effect on 24-hour blood pressure and renal function
    P Mark Stavro
    Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Hypertension 47:791-6. 2006
    ..Ginseng did not affect serum cystatin C level. Overall, long-term ginseng use had no effect on 24-hour BP and renal function in hypertensive individuals...
  43. pmc Replication of genetic associations with plasma lipoprotein traits in a multiethnic sample
    Matthew B Lanktree
    Robarts Research Institute, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Lipid Res 50:1487-96. 2009
    ..The findings indicate the potential utility of the Illumina CVD beadchip, but they underscore the need to consider meta-analysis of results from commonly studied clinical or epidemiological samples...
  44. ncbi request reprint North American ginseng exerts a neutral effect on blood pressure in individuals with hypertension
    P Mark Stavro
    Risk Factor Modification Centre, St Michael s Hospital, 61 Queen St E, 6th Floor, Suite 138, Toronto, Ontario, M5C 2T2, Canada
    Hypertension 46:406-11. 2005
    ..The findings together suggested that North American ginseng exerts a neutral acute effect on blood pressure in hypertensive individuals...
  45. ncbi request reprint The relationship between dysglycemia and atherosclerosis in South Asian, Chinese, and European individuals in Canada: a randomly sampled cross-sectional study
    Hertzel C Gerstein
    McMaster University and the Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 26:144-9. 2003
    ..The relationship between dysglycemia and atherosclerosis (AS) in the general population and in different ethnic groups remains controversial...
  46. pmc Comparable postprandial glucose reductions with viscous fiber blend enriched biscuits in healthy subjects and patients with diabetes mellitus: acute randomized controlled clinical trial
    Alexandra L Jenkins
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Center, St Michael s Hospital and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, 70 Richmond St E, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Croat Med J 49:772-82. 2008
    ..To compare the blood glucose-lowering effect of a highly viscous fiber blend (VFB) added to a starchy snack on postprandial glycemia between healthy participants and participants with diabetes mellitus...
  47. ncbi request reprint A systematic quantitative analysis of the literature of the high variability in ginseng (Panax spp.): should ginseng be trusted in diabetes?
    John L Sievenpiper
    Diabetes Care 27:839-40. 2004