Table 1—

Baseline measurements and 3-month change

VariableCinnamonPlaceboP
n2928
BMI (kg/m2)32.5 ± 1.732.0 ± 1.50.83
ΔBMI (kg/m2)−0.2 ± 0.10.0 ± 0.20.34
Glucose (mg/dl)132.9 ± 9.3144.7 ± 10.40.40
ΔGlucose (mg/dl)9.8 ± 5.90.3 ± 9.00.38
A1C (%)7.2 ± 0.37.1 ± 0.20.94
ΔA1C (%)0.2 ± 0.10.1 ± 0.20.64
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)170.2 ± 8.1176.3 ± 8.00.60
ΔTotal cholesterol (mg/dl)0.8 ± 4.3−2.9 ± 6.30.63
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)43.9 ± 1.5−2.2 ± 1.70.45
ΔHDL cholesterol (mg/dl)0.8 ± 1.0−1.0 ± 1.30.28
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl)101.5 ± 6.7105.1 ± 6.70.70
ΔLDL cholesterol (mg/dl)−2.0 ± 3.1−3.0 ± 5.60.87
Triglycerides (mg/dl)132.4 ± 15.5155.7 ± 22.80.40
ΔTriglycerides (mg/dl)9.6 ± 13.516.1 ± 19.10.78
Insulin (IU/ml)12.9 ± 1.311.8 ± 1.60.61
ΔInsulin (IU/ml)1.6 ± 1.15.7 ± 3.20.25
  • Data are means ± SD unless otherwise indicated.