According to recent reports, a red wine pill could help the 2.6 million people with diabetes in the UK. A team of researchers in American have found that red wine tablets could help to control blood glucose levels.
The active ingredient in the tablets is a compound called resveratrol, found in both red wine and grapes. The compound has previously been linked with anti-diabetic affects in animal trials. It seems to activate certain proteins in the blood that help blood sugar metabolism.
How the red wine drug influences people with diabetes remains to be see, and human trials are the obvious next step in seeking approval for tablets based on resveratrol.

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