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BACKGROUND Renal ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) may cause acute lung injury (ALI). The mortality of combined acute kidney injury and ALI is extremely high. Dexmedetomidine, an α(2) adrenergic agonist, exerts potent anti-inflammatory and organoprotective effects in addition to its sedative and analgesic properties. We sought to elucidate whether dexmedetomidine(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of Tongluo Recipe (TLR), a compound Chinese herbal medicine, on experimental diabetic peripheral neuropathy in rats. METHODS Diabetes was induced by streptozocin in rats. Eight weeks later, the diabetic rats were assigned to 3 groups according to different body weights: untreated group, low-dose TLR-treated group and(More)
Since the increase of prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T-2DM), the replacing quickly absorbed carbohydrates with a fat source rich in monounsaturated fatty acid to provide improved glycemic control in these patients has become an important assistant therapy. In the present study, we compared glycemic response and safety of two nutritional products,(More)
PURPOSES Abnormal islet microcirculation impetus the insulin production and accelerates progression of Type 1 and 2 diabetes. In this study, we investigated whether tetramethylpyrazine phosphate (TMPP), a vasoactive substance, could regulate the islet microcirculation and insulin concentration and improve glycaemia in SD rats. METHODS SD rats were(More)
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