Table 1—

Results of meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials evaluating cinnamon

Base-case
Type 1 diabetes only
Type 2 diabetes only
Weighted mean difference (95% CI)nWeighted mean difference (95% CI)nWeighted mean difference (95% CI)n
A1C0.07 (−0.11 to 0.26)4 (204)0.30 (−0.01 to 0.70)1 (57)0.01 (−0.20 to 0.22)3 (147)
FBG−17.15 (−47.58 to 13.27)4 (207)NA−17.15 (−47.58 to 13.27)4 (207)
Total cholesterol−9.63 (−35.94 to 16.67)4 (207)NA−9.63 (−35.94 to 16.67)4 (207)
Triglycerides−28.44 (−61.81 to 4.94)4 (207)NA−28.44 (−61.81 to 4.94)4 (207)
HDL cholesterol1.58 (−0.74 to 3.89)3 (147)NA1.58 (−0.74 to 3.89)3 (147)
LDL cholesterol−4.71 (−18.12 to 8.71)4 (207)NA−4.71 (−18.12 to 8.71)4 (207)
  • All results are reported in mg/dl as weighted mean difference (95% CI) using a random-effects model. n = number of studies (number of subjects).