Definition of Fiber and diabetes
Fiber and diabetes: Soluble fibers (oat bran, apples, citrus, pears, peas/beans, psyllium, etc.) slow down the digestion of carbohydrates (sugars), which may results in better glucose metabolism, particularly with post-meal glucose elevations.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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