|rsID Number||Major Allele||Minor Allele||Minor Allele Frequency (%)|
The risk allele ‘T’ of rs7944584 in the MADD gene has been associated with a decreased conversion of pro-insulin to insulin which leads to higher circulating glucose levels. Interestingly however the risk allele was also associated with markers of improved clinical markers of insulin sensitivity in the same study2,3.
|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.