Resveratrol in Red Wine May Help Reduce Arterial Stiffness in Diabetics Says Research

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If you haven’t been hiding under a rock, you’ve heard about the wonderful effects of resveratrol, aka red wine, to your health. Now, research shows it also has effects for those who have type 2 diabetes.

A component found in red wine, resveratrol, was found to reverse arterial stiffness in patients with type 2 diabetes. This is according to an abstract presented at the American Heart Association’s Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology/Peripheral Vascular Disease Scientific Sessions.

Healio.com reports:

“This adds to emerging evidence that there may be interventions that may reverse the blood vessel abnormalities that occur with aging and are more pronounced in people with type 2 diabetes and obesity,” Naomi M. Hamburg, MD, MS, FACC, associate professor of medicine and chief of the vascular biology section at the Boston University School of Medicine, said in a press release to Healio.com.

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