The Chinese Pueraria root extract (Pueraria lobata) ameliorates impaired glucose and lipid metabolism in obese mice.

@article{Prasain2012TheCP,
  title={The Chinese Pueraria root extract (Pueraria lobata) ameliorates impaired glucose and lipid metabolism in obese mice.},
  author={J K Prasain and Ning Peng and Rajani Rajbhandari and J. Michael Wyss},
  journal={Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={17-23}
}
The incidence of type 2 diabetes and metabolic disease is rapidly increasing, but effective therapies for their prevention and treatment have been poorly tolerated or minimally effective. In this study, chronic administration of kudzu root extract (8 months, 0.2%, w/w, in diet) decreased baseline fasting plasma glucose (183±14 vs. 148±11 mg/dl) and improved glucose and insulin tolerance in C57BL/6J ob/ob mice (1.67±0.17 ng/ml [kudzu treated] vs. 2.35±0.63 ng/ml [control]), but such treatment… CONTINUE READING
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