Christine Bodelund Christiansen

M.D., PhD student (enrolled 2019)

Department: Endocrinology, Aarhus University Hospital
Main supervisor: Søren Gregersen

Research Area

  • Nutrition, obesity and lipid metabolism

Research description

  • Aronia in the type 2 diabetes treatment regimen
    In a triple cross-over trial, I will investigate the effect of 8 weeks intervention with placebo, fermented aronia and non-fermented aronia in type 2 diabetes patients. Aronia contain a high amount of antioxidants and two non-randomized trials in subjects with type 2 diabetes suggest that Aronia has a positive effect on blood sugar and LDL cholesterol. Therefore, Aronia might be used as a natural adjuvant to diabetes medicine.

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