Red Wine & Grapes Boost Type 2 Blood Sugar ControlThe Diabetes Site
By Deborah Mitchell for eMaxHealth.com
Resveratrol, the potent antioxidant and phytonutrient found in red wine and grapes, is often touted for its anti-aging properties and heart health benefits. Now people with type 2 diabetes may want to take notice of resveratrol, which boost blood sugar control in a recent study by improving hemoglobin A1c levels.
How can you improve blood sugar management?
The desire to better manage blood sugar (glucose) levels is a common concern among individuals who have type 2 diabetes. People with diabetes are encouraged to keep a careful eye on their diet and exercise as ways to manage their blood sugar levels, but many find they also need help from oral diabetes drugs (e.g., glyburide, glipizide, metformin) and/or insulin.