The protective effects of Lycium barbarum and Chrysanthemum morifolum on diabetic retinopathies in rats.

@article{Hu2012ThePE,
  title={The protective effects of Lycium barbarum and Chrysanthemum morifolum on diabetic retinopathies in rats.},
  author={Chun-Kun Hu and Yih-Jing Lee and Carmen Maria Helena Colitz and C J Chang and Chung Tien Lin},
  journal={Veterinary ophthalmology},
  year={2012},
  volume={15 Suppl 2},
  pages={65-71}
}
The effects of Lycium barbarum and Chrysanthemum morifolum extracts on diabetic retinopathy were evaluated. The diabetes model was induced by streptozotocin. Animals were divided into six groups: the control group received only vehicle; diabetic animal models received no treatment, insulin treatment, Lycium extract, Chrysanthemum extract, or a combination of Lycium and Chrysanthemum extracts, respectively. Retinal function was evaluated by electroretinography, and the diabetic progression was… CONTINUE READING
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