Oriental Congress of Endocrinology and Diabetes

American Pistachio Growers sponsored a presentation at the 10th Oriental Congress of Endocrinology and Diabetes, held on April 21-22, 2017, with Dr. Ge Sheng, APG’s nutritionist spokesperson in China. Dr. Ge Sheng delivered a lecture on the findings of research that measured the effects of pistachio consumption on postprandial blood glucose response in pregnant women with gestational diabetes. Details of the study were shared, including the subject qualification, experiment procedure and result analysis. The effects of pistachio intake on blood sugar control, weight control and heart health were also shared. More than 150 nutrition experts representing famous endocrine and diabetes fields attended the conference.


The Society of Endocrinology and the Society of Diabetes of Shanghai Medical Association jointly organize the Oriental Conference of Endocrinology and Diabetes (OCED). Their mission: Enhance the understanding of the basic research and clinical practice of endocrine metabolism and diabetes among endocrine and metabolic professionals.

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