Aphrodisiac Aids Genetic Type 2 Diabetes

October 9, 2014 8:46 PM

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The stimulant yohimbine may improve insulin secretion in type 2 diabetes patients who have a genetic risk for the disease, researchers found.

In a small study of 50 type 2 diabetes patients, those with a mutation in the ADRA2A gene had improved insulin secretion 30 minutes after a glucose load compared with those without the mutation, Anders Rosengren, MD, PhD, of Lund University in Sweden, and colleagues reported in Science Translational...

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