Clinical Evaluation of Nisha Katakadi Kashaya and Yashada Bhasma in the Management of Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus (Madhumeha) : A Multicentre, Open Label Prospective Study

  title={Clinical Evaluation of Nisha Katakadi Kashaya and Yashada Bhasma in the Management of Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus (Madhumeha) : A Multicentre, Open Label Prospective Study},
  author={Sanjay Kumar Sharma and Om Raj Sharma and Ajv Sai Prasad and Pitta Srinivas and Varanasi Subhose and Babu Gr and Srikanth Narayanam},
Corresponding Author: Pitta Srinivas, Research Officer (S-2), CCRAS, Dr Achanta Lakshmipathi Research Centre for Ayurveda, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Phone: 044 22541536, e-mail: ABSTRACT Introduction: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a metabolic disorder characterized by abnormal carbohydrate, fat, and protein metabolism, which is clinically diagnosed based on hyperglycemia. Ayurveda has explained Avyayama (lack of exercise) as the first and foremost cause for diabetes. 
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