Pulmonary and Critical Care
Objective: Mango and Sapota are two fruits indigenous to Indian subcontinent. The objective of this study was to evaluate postprandial blood glucose response to mango and sapota in comparison to banana in patients with diabetes mellitus Type 2.METHOD: The plasma glucose response to mango, sapota and banana were determined in ten diabetic patients. Blood was tested at 0, 30, 60, 120 and 180 minutes following the ingestion of test meal.Results: The results showed that the blood glucose response to these three fruits was not different in terms of area under the curve and postprandial change in blood glucose from baseline.CONCLUSION: We conclude that glucose response to mango and sapota (fruits indigenous to Indian subcontinent) is no different from banana.
Publication ( Name of Journal)
Journal of Pakistan Medical Association
(1999). Postprandial glucose response to mango, banana and sapota. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, 49(9), 215-216.
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