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Metabolic Complications of Diabetes Mellitus: A Review.
(South Asian Journal of Biological Sciences, 2012)
Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder arising from deficiency of insulin by the pancreas or by the ineffectiveness of the insulin produced in the target cells. It is characterized by high levels of glucose in blood, ...
Trace Elements Content of Selected Kenyan Antidiabetic Medicinal Plants
(Academic Sciences, 2012)
Diabetes mellitus has experimentally been shown to be managed by medicinal plant extracts. Among the factors attributable to the hypoglycemic potential of the medicinal plants, are the trace elements present in them. This ...
Herbal management of diabetes mellitus: A rapidly expanding research avenue.
(International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, 2012)
Conventional drug therapy though effective in the management of diabetes mellitus is expensive and has toxic side effects. Herbal medicine would thus provide alternative therapy if effective and less toxic. This paper ...