Mouse studies suggest agavins from the tequila plan might help people with type 2 diabetes lose weight and control blood sugar. Mice given the sweetener lost weight and experienced lower blood sugar levels compared to other sweeteners including aspartame, fructose, sucrose glucose and agave syrup.
Diabetes type 2 can be a very difficult disease to manage. There appears to have been an increased incidence of type 2 diabetes in recent years due to poor dietary habits and sedentary lifestyles. Due to the myriad of serious complications associated with diabetes all efforts possible to prevent type 2 diabetes should be taken.
Researchers have uncovered a molecule that is produced by high blood sugar levels. The finding helps explain why diabetic wounds are so difficult to heal and also explains why diseases of the blood vessels are more common for people with diabetes.