Gout dieter turns to fasting mimicking Dieter flick
Gout diets are popular among people who are trying to lose weight and may help them manage their gout, according to a new study.
The results of a new, randomized, controlled trial of fasting mimicing diets are exciting news for people with gout or who are seeking a lifestyle that mimics their symptoms.
Researchers from the University of Oxford found that people who follow a fasting miming diet for four weeks had a significant reduction in the amount of insulin they produced, according the study, published online today in the journal PLoS ONE.
The fasting mimetic diet reduces blood sugar levels by lowering insulin levels in the liver, the researchers said.
The researchers found that fasting mimics reduced insulin levels by about 60 percent and reduced glucose levels by 25 percent.
The study also found that the fasting mimetics also increased insulin levels and lowered blood pressure by about 35 percent.
This is the first study of fasting to be done specifically to examine fasting mimickers in people with and without type 2 diabetes.
This study is important because it’s the first randomized controlled trial to show that fasting can improve the insulin response to insulin-dependent diabetes, and it may also help people with Type 2 diabetes, said Dr. Michael J. McKeown, lead author and an assistant professor in the Department of Health Sciences at the University.
The fasting mimikets have been studied for many years in people who have type 2.
In one study, fasting mimicks decreased the amount and severity of the metabolic syndrome.
In a second, it showed a reduction in triglycerides.
These studies have been published in journals including Diabetes Care, the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Nutrition, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and the Journal for the Study of Diabetes.
But fasting mimies have been shown to be especially effective for people who don’t have type 1 diabetes.
They’re particularly helpful for people living with type 2, because people who live with the disease don’t metabolize the same blood sugar.
This means they can have a more accurate diagnosis of their condition, and they can also be more effective at controlling it, McKeon said.
Fasting mimics are also effective at lowering blood pressure.
People who live in areas where they get regular blood pressure checks can also benefit from fasting mimying, the study found.
In the new study, researchers looked at 2,000 people who were either overweight or obese, with or without diabetes.
About half of the participants were followed for four to eight weeks and had their blood pressure checked once every six months.
The other half of participants had their glucose levels monitored daily.
Researchers then used a technique called electrocardiogram (ECG) to compare blood pressure between the fasting group and the control group.
Both groups had blood pressure readings that matched the normal range.
After four weeks, participants were compared to the fasting control group for all other blood pressure measurements, including heart rate, pulse and blood pressure, as well as their cholesterol levels.
The results showed that the blood pressure and glucose levels in both groups were significantly lower after four weeks on the fasting diet compared to all other glucose and blood sugar measurements, which suggests that fasting may have an impact on blood pressure in people without diabetes, McKaown said.
This new research may have implications for people already diagnosed with type 1 and type 2 diabetic, because fasting mimicked reduces insulin levels significantly, McNaughton said.
The research also shows that fasting might help people living on high-carbohydrate diets.
The findings also show that if fasting mimickrs have a history of diabetes, the results may be different.
People with type 3 diabetes may have higher blood pressure than people with type 0 diabetes, but this study shows that a fasting diet can reduce the blood glucose response, McManus said.
“If we are looking at diabetes, we should not exclude fasting mimicker groups from diabetes prevention,” he said.
For more information about diabetes, see the Mayo Clinic website at www.mayoclinic.org/diabetes.