Inability of legumes to reverse diabetic-induced nephropathy in rats despite improvement in blood glucose and antioxidant status.

@article{Rotimi2010InabilityOL,
  title={Inability of legumes to reverse diabetic-induced nephropathy in rats despite improvement in blood glucose and antioxidant status.},
  author={Solomon Oladapo Rotimi and Ibiyemi Olasunbo Olayiwola and Oladipo Ademuyiwa and I. Adamson},
  journal={Journal of medicinal food},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={163-9}
}
Diabetes mellitus has assumed epidemic proportions in most parts of the world, including developing countries, with vascular and renal complications being the major causes of death. Evidence is emerging that legumes play a beneficial role in diabetes and its associated complications. In connection with the above, four groups of alloxan-induced diabetic rats were fed on four different legume-based (Vigna unguiculata ssp. dekindtiana var. dekindtiana, V. unguiculata ssp. unguiculata, Sphenostylis… CONTINUE READING
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