Fructus Mume Formula in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial

@inproceedings{Tu2013FructusM,
  title={
Fructus Mume Formula in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial},
  author={Xiang Tu and Chunguang Xie and Fei Wang and Qiu Hui Chen and Zhihuang Zuo and Qiong Zhang and XingShuan Wang and Sen Zhong and James B. Jordan},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
  year={2013}
}
Background. "Fructus Mume or Dark Plum" (pilule form) has been used for many years in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and may be a valid treatment for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Aim. One aspect toward efficacy validation is the evaluation of the blood glucose-lowering effect of Fructus Mume (FM) with T2DM patients in a randomized controlled trial (RCT). Methods. This pilot study uses a RCT procedure to assess efficacy of FM and Metformin. The trial was for 12 weeks, with 80 T2DM… CONTINUE READING
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