UHI/University of Aberdeen - Ought the ill eat oats?

January 22, 2009

Scottish researchers want to see if the traditional breakfast dish of porridge could be a lifesaver. The Scottish Government's Chief Scientist Office is funding a £200,000 study into whether oats can improve diabetes control and reduce the inflammatory side-effects of type-2 diabetes. Sandra MacRury, clinical professor at the UHI Millennium Institute, is leading the study, which also involves researchers at the University of Aberdeen.

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