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1. (WO2001033976) METHODS FOR REGULATING BLOOD GLUCOSE AND APPETITE SUPPRESSION IN TYPE 2 DIABETICS

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/033976    International Application No.:    PCT/US2000/030731
Publication Date: Fri May 18 01:59:59 CEST 2001 International Filing Date: Thu Nov 09 00:59:59 CET 2000
IPC: A23L 1/0522
A23L 1/09
A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30
A23L 1/305
Applicants: CHILDRENS HOSPITAL LOS ANGELES RESEARCH INSTITUTE
KAUFMAN, Francine, R.
Inventors: KAUFMAN, Francine, R.
Title: METHODS FOR REGULATING BLOOD GLUCOSE AND APPETITE SUPPRESSION IN TYPE 2 DIABETICS
Abstract:
Methods are disclosed for treating a patient with Type 2 diabetes to decrease hypoglycemic episodes and/or to diminish fluctuations in blood glucose outside of the normal range, comprising administering to said patient, in a therapeutically-effective amount, a food composition that includes a slowly absorbed complex carbohydrate such as uncooked cornstarch. Further disclosed is a method of suppressing appetite in a patient with Type 2 diabetes comprising administering to the subject, in an effective appetite suppressing amount, a food composition that includes a slowly absorbed complex carbohydrate such as uncooked cornstarch. In preferred embodiments, the food composition is in the form of a bar.