I= EFFECT OF SWEET POTATO IN REDUCING BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVEL IN DIABETICS
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Title of Thesis
EFFECT OF SWEET POTATO IN REDUCING BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVEL IN DIABETICS

Author(s)
Surayia Zakir
Institute/University/Department Details
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad/ Institute of Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology
Session
2005
Subject
Nutrition
Number of Pages
164
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
sweet potato, blood glucose, diabetics, diabetes mellitus, insulin, glycogen synthesis, coccinia indica, ginseng species, allium species, trigonella foenum graecum, momordica charantia, chromium, magnesium, vitamin e, l-carnitine, a-lipoci acid

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1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 1
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3 2 Review of Literature 7
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  2.1 Diabetes Mellitus Chronological History 7
  2.2 Types of Diabetes 8
  2.3 Type 1 8
  2.4 Type 2 8
  2.5 Genetic defects in insulin action 10
  2.6 General Symptoms of Diabetes 11
  2.7 Cellular Fate of Glucose during Type 2 Diabetes 12
  2.8 Implications of Altered Glycolysis and Gluconeogenesis in Type 2 Diabetes 15
  2.9 Role of Impaired Glycogen Synthesis and Breakdown in Human Type 2 Diabetes 16
  2.10 Dietary Supplements for Glycemic Control in Diabetes 17
  2.11 Coccinia Indica 17
  2.12 Ginseng species 18
  2.13 Allium species: sativum and cepa 18
  2.14 Trigonella foenum graecum 19
  2.15 Momordica charantia 20
  2.16 Chromium 21
  2.17 Magnesium 22
  2.18 Vitamin E 23
  2.19 L-Carnitine 23
  2.20 a-Lipoci acid 24
  2.21 Sweet Potato 24
  2.22 Physical Properties and Chemical Composition of Sweet Potato 25
  2.23 Protein Identification and Sweet Potato 32
  2.24 Anti-diabetic Activity in Sweet Potato 34
  2.25 Prevalence of Diabetes in Pakistan 40
  2.26 Role of Diet in Relation to Diabetes 43
  2.27 Anthropometric Studies 51
  2.28 Glycemic Index and Insulin Response 54
4 3 Chemical Assay and Electrophoretic Protein Identification in Sweet Potato Cultivars 69
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  3.1 Introduction 69
  3.2 Materials and Methods 70
  3.3 Results and Discussion 70
  3.4 Conclusions 75
5 4 Sweet Potatoes in Relation to Blood Glucose Level 76
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  4.1 Introduction 76
  4.2 Materials and Methods 77
  4.3 Results and Discussion 80
  4.4 Anthropometric Measurements 80
  4.5 Descriptive Statistics of the parameters 81
  4.6 Pearson Correlation 86
  4.7 Treatment T 2 (White Star ) 88
  4.8 Treatment T 3 (Glucose + Caiapo ) 90
  4.9 Treatment T 4 (White Star Skin) 90
  4.10 Treatment T 5 (Beauregard ) 90
  4.11 Comparison of Means between T 2 and T 3 91
  4.12 Correlation of Blood Glucose for Normal Subjects 92
  4.13 Conclusions 96
6 5 Sweet Potato Glycemic Index and Serum Glucose 98
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  5.1 Introduction 98
  5.2 Materials and Methods 100
  5.3 Results and Discussion 101
  5.4 Conclusions 109
7 6 Sweet Potato Cultivars and Insulin Efficiency 110
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  6.1 Introduction 110
  6.2 Materials and Methods 112
  6.3 Results and Discussion 113
  6.4 Correlation Coefficient of Diabetics among Treatments 114
  6.5 Insulin and Glycemic Response 115
  6.6 Insulin Efficiency of Diabetic Subjects 119
  6.7 Descriptive Statistics of Insulin Response of Normal Subjects 121
  6.8 Correlation Coefficient of Insulin Response in Normal Subjects 122
  6.9 Insulin Index of Normal Subjects 122
  6.10 Insulin Efficiency in Normal Subjects 126
  6.11 Conclusions 128
8 7 Summary and Recommendations 130
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