Antioxidants in the treatment of diabetes.

  title={Antioxidants in the treatment of diabetes.},
  author={Saeid Golbidi and Seyed Alireza Ebadi and Ismail Laher},
  journal={Current diabetes reviews},
  volume={7 2},
Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder that continues to present as a major health problem worldwide. It is characterized by absolute or relative deficiencies in insulin secretion and/or insulin action and is associated with chronic hyperglycemia and disturbances of carbohydrate, lipid, and protein metabolism. Many studies suggest a central role for oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of this multi-faceted metabolic disorder. This has prompted investigations in the use of antioxidants as a… CONTINUE READING


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