Table 4 Effect of Iranian propolis on BMI and body weight in T2DM patients after 90 days.

From: The Effect of Iranian Propolis on Glucose Metabolism, Lipid Profile, Insulin Resistance, Renal Function and Inflammatory Biomarkers in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Randomized Double-Blind Clinical Trial

Variables Propolis(n = 50) Placebo(n = 44) P-Valuea
Before After Before After
Weight, kg 79.16 ± 13.06 79.26 ± 12.99 77.02 ± 12.48 77.22 ± 12.48 0.44
BMI, kg/m2 30.04 ± 5.41 30.08 ± 5.38 29.02 ± 4.08 29.09 ± 4.07 0.33
  1. aComparison of change between placebo and Iranian propolis values after 90 days. bP < 0.05 for baseline versus after 90 days within the group. Data are mean ± standard deviation. BMI, body mass index.