Phytochemical composition and chronic hypoglycemic effect of Rhizophora mangle cortex on STZ-NA-induced diabetic rats

@inproceedings{AndradeCetto2017PhytochemicalCA,
  title={Phytochemical composition and chronic hypoglycemic effect of Rhizophora mangle cortex on STZ-NA-induced diabetic rats},
  author={Adolfo Andrade-Cetto and Sonia M. Escand{\'o}n-Rivera and Gerado Mata Torres-Valle and Leovigildo Quijano},
  year={2017}
}
Abstract Type 2 diabetes is a major health problem in Mexico, as it is in other countries, is a chronic condition that develops when the body cannot produce enough insulin or cannot use it appropriately. Both insulin deficiency and insulin resistance lead to high blood glucose levels. In Mexico, people with diabetes are known to use the decoction of red mangrove ( Rhizophora mangle L., Rhizophoraceae) bark to control blood glucose levels. Therefore, in this study, we sought to investigate the… CONTINUE READING