Insulinotropic Agents from Medicinal Plants

  title={Insulinotropic Agents from Medicinal Plants},
  author={Umamahesh Balekari and Ciddi Veeresham},
Insulinotropic Agents from Medicinal Plants Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from lack of insulin secretion or insulin sensitivity or both. Enhancement of insulin levels and insulin sensitivity is the primary target in the treatment of diabetes. Current treatment options, such as dietary modifications, oral hypoglycemic drugs and insulin have limitations of their own. In view of this, several medicinal plants have been studied for anti-diabetic… CONTINUE READING