Antidiabetic attributes of desert and steppic plants: a review.

  title={Antidiabetic attributes of desert and steppic plants: a review.},
  author={Eli Harlev and Eviatar Nevo and Nitsa Mirsky and Rivka Ofir},
  journal={Planta medica},
  volume={79 6},
The rapidly increasing incidence of diabetes mellitus is becoming a serious threat to mankind's health in all parts of the world. In fact, known cases reflect only part of the problem, as many diabetics, especially with type 2 diabetes, are unaware of their disease, which initially shows no definitive symptoms. Despite the great efforts invested in diabetes research, its prevalence continues to grow, while current medications do not cover all of the symptoms and complications of the disease… CONTINUE READING