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Effect of Thiamine on Fasting Blood Glucose Level of Non-Diabetic and Diabetic Albino Rats

  title={Effect of Thiamine on Fasting Blood Glucose Level of Non-Diabetic and Diabetic Albino Rats},
  author={Umashankar PD Keshri and Bhulan Prasad Loc and S. Choudhury},
The worldwide prevalence of diabetes has risen dramatically over the past two decades from an estimated 30 million cases in 1985 to 382 million in 2013. The traditional anti diabetic drugs have several drawbacks in long term use. Thiamine is a member of the vitamin B family. Thiamine is necessary for normal insulin synthesis and secretion. So it may be beneficial in diabetic persons where insulin synthesis and secretion are disturbed. Albino rats used in this study was divided into four groups… Expand

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