Konjac-Mannan and American ginsing: emerging alternative therapies for type 2 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Vuksan2001KonjacMannanAA,
  title={Konjac-Mannan and American ginsing: emerging alternative therapies for type 2 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Vladimir Vuksan and John L Sievenpiper and Z Xu and Ellice Y Wong and Alexandra L Jenkins and Uljana Beljan-Zdravkovic and Lawrence A Leiter and Robert G. Josse and Mark P Stavro},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={20 5 Suppl},
  pages={370S-380S; discussion 381S-383S}
}
Despite significant achievements in treatment modalities and preventive measures, the prevalence of diabetes has risen exponentially in the last decade. Because of these limitations there is a continued need for new and more effective therapies. An increasing number of people are using dietary and herbal supplements, even though there is a general lack of evidence for their safety and efficacy. Consequently, science based medical and government regulators are calling for more randomized… CONTINUE READING

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