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Title: Effect of Cytisus multiflorus in the control of Type-2 Diabetes
Authors: Areias, Laurinda R.
Vieira, Inês P.
Tinoco, M. T.
Antunes, Célia M.
Morais, Júlio
Keywords: Type 2 Diabetes
Insulin secretion
Gliceamic control
Medicinal plants
Hipoglicemic plants
Issue Date: Oct-2008
Abstract: Medicinal plants display diverse pharmacological activities with marked therapeutic effects. Type-2 diabetes (T2D) remains a major health problem among industrialized countries, therefore the investigation of formulas to prevent or attenuate the metabolic syndrome, including new therapeutic agents. Currently the interest of medicinal plants is increasing. Portuguese native flora includes several plants known for their hypoglycemic properties. The aim of this work was to study the pharmacological effect of Cytisus multiflorus, one plant from the Portuguese flora traditionally used as an ethnopharmacological agent in diabetes control.
Type: lecture
Appears in Collections:QUI - Comunicações - Em Congressos Científicos Nacionais

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