Skipping breakfast bad for patients with type 2 diabetes

Skipping breakfast triggers postprandial hyperglycaemia and impairs insulin response throughout the day in patients with type 2 diabetes, Israeli researchers say.

Their study of 22 patients shows those who skipped breakfast experienced glucose peaks of 268mg/dl after lunch and 298mg/dl after dinner compared with 192mg/dl and 215mg/dl on days they ate breakfast.

Intact GLP-1 responses after lunch and dinner were