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.
“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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