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Glycemic Index MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Glycemic Index
Tree Number(s)
G07.203.650.660.500
J01.576.423.850.730.750.500
N06.850.601.750.500
Unique ID
D038321
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D038321
Annotation
GLYCEMIC LOAD is also available
Scope Note
A numerical system of measuring the rate of BLOOD GLUCOSE generation from a particular food item as compared to a reference item, such as glucose = 100. Foods with higher glycemic index numbers create greater blood sugar swings.
Entry Term(s)
Glycemic Index Number
NLM Classification #
QU 145.5
Previous Indexing
Blood Glucose (1981-2002)
Dietary Carbohydrates (1981-2002)
See Also
Blood Glucose
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2015/06/29
Glycemic Index Preferred
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