|Minor Allele Frequency (%)
The ‘A’ allele of SNP rs11708067 is associated with a 50% reduction in expression of the ADCY5 gene 2. This change in expression is thought to be associated with altered glucose metabolism and an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes 3.
|High GI Foods
Type 2 diabetes is a disease characterized by high blood sugar levels and varying degrees of insulin resistance and availability.
GI is a measure of how quickly a carbohydrate based food makes blood sugar levels rise after ingestion. There is significant evidence that eating low GI foods (55 and below) 4, especially those rich in fiber can prove beneficial to health 5.
Discuss this information with your doctor before taking any course of action.