Xiuchen Yu

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To identify a safe and effective Impaired Glucose Tolerance (IGT) intervention program using Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) supported by Standard Health Care Advice (SHCA) for the evidence-based TCM intervention in IGT and evidence-based prevention of type 2 diabetes. A total of 510 IGT patients were randomly assigned into either control or TCM(More)
Diabetes mellitus, or simply diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), diabetes mellitus is called “Sweet Urine Disease”. Over several thousand(More)
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common infectious diseases occurring in either the community or healthcare setting. Approximately one third of all women have had at least one physician-diagnosed uncomplicated UTI by the age of 26 years. A broad range of pathogens can cause complicated UTI. Escherichia coli remains the most common organism(More)
Obesity represents a social health problem worldwide, associated with serious health risks and increased mortality. The prevalence of obesity is reported to be increasing in both developed and developing countries. Obesity is associated with a significant range of comorbidities and is linked with increases in mortality, thus the treatment of obesity is very(More)
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