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Table 4 Mean glycemic indices of dates in healthy and type 2 DM subjects1

From: Glycemic indices of five varieties of dates in healthy and diabetic subjects

Variety Weight consumed (in g)* Healthy subjects (n = 13)
Mean GI ± SEM
Types 2 DM subjects (n = 10)
Mean GI ± SEM
Fara'd 72.5 54.0 ± 6.1 46.1 ± 6.2
Lulu 73.6 53.5 ± 8.6 43.8 ± 7.7
Bo ma'an 72.7 46.3 ± 7.1 51.8 ± 6.9
Dabbas 76.2 49.1 ± 3.6 50.2 ± 3.9
Khalas 72.6 55.1 ± 7.7 53.0 ± 6.0
  1. 1 Values are given as mean ± SEM.
  2. *Weights of dates are equivalent to 50 g of available carbohydrate.