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Compounds including phloretin and/or phlorizin derivatives coupled to an undigestible and non-absorbable matrix are provided. The compounds have pharmacological efficacies. They inhibit sugar uptake from the intestine and may be used in composition form in methods for treating diabetes and for promoting weight loss. A method for the manufacture of these compounds and a novel intermediate phlorizin derivative for making these compounds are also disclosed.
University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Lexington, Ky.
Diedrich, Donald F. and Diedrich, Susanne L., "Phloretin and Phlorizin Derivative Containing Compounds" (1988). Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences Faculty Patents. 38.