Table 2—

Study variables

CinnamonPlaceboP value
A1C at baseline8.4 ± 1.38.7 ± 1.30.49
A1C post-intervention8.8 ± 1.68.7 ± 1.40.88
A1C change0.3 ± 0.90.0 ± 0.60.13
Baseline insulin sensitivity (g CHO/unit insulin)9.0 ± 3.2*9.7 ± 3.30.33
Postintervention insulin sensitivity (g CHO/unit insulin)8.8 ± 3.0*8.8 ± 2.40.97
Change in insulin sensitivity (g CHO/unit insulin)−0.2−0.90.19
Weight (Z score) postintervention0.91 ± 0.770.73 ± 0.840.40
Weight change (Z score)0.030 ± 0.20−0.010 ± 0.230.48
Hypoglycemic episodes/14 days (mg/dl <80)3.0 ± 0.62.3 ± 0.40.17
  • Data are means ± SD.

  • *

    * Based on 22 of 28 subjects with 3-month insulin sensitivity data.

  • Based on 26 of 29 subjects with 3-month insulin sensitivity data. CHO, carbohydrates.