Tag Archives: diabetes

Tai Chi improves type 2 diabetes in the elderly

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Objective: To systematically evaluate the effects of Tai chi for improving elderly patients with type 2 diabetes. Methods: According to PRISMA checklist, we conducted this standard meta-analysis. The multiple databases like Pubmed, Embase, and Cochrane databases were used to search for the relevant studies, and full-text articles involved in the evaluation of …

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The Chinese herbal formula Zi Cui Yin improves kidney function in diabetics

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Backgroud: Zi Cui Yin decoction created by Xichun Zhang in the Qing dynasty has been used on diabetes mellitus and complications for more than two centuries in China. Huangkui capsule (HKC) is a listed Chinese patent medicine to treat diabetic kidney disease. To determine whether Zi Cui Yin is non-inferior to …

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The Chinese herb Shen Qi helps regulate type 2 diabetes

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The gut microbiota and metabolites are important factors in mediating the development of type-2 diabetes mellitus. An imbalance in the gut microbiota and metabolites can disrupt the function of the intestinal barrier, cause changes in the permeability of the intestinal mucosa and promote the immune inflammatory response, thereby aggravating the …

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Root and branch electroacupuncture improves renal function in people with diabetic kidney disease

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Objective: To observe the effect of electroacupuncture of “Biao-Ben acupoints” (Biao indicates pathogenic factors of disease; Ben refers to body constitution) on renal function, hemorheology and endothelial nitric oxide synthase level in patients with early diabetic kidney disease, so as to explore its mechanism underlying relieving early diabetic kidney disease. Methods: A …

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The Chinese herb Yu Mi Xu regulates insulin and aids diabetes

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Ethnopharmacological relevance: Corn silk is composed of the style and stigma of Zea maysL. Its medical value was first reported in “Southern Yunnan Materia Medica” in the Ming Dynasty. It was considered to be a heat-clearing and diuretic drug. In “Zhejiang Folk Herbal Medicine,” the following has been reported: “Corn silk …

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The Chinese herbal formula Ge Gen Qin Lian Tang relieves diabetic kidney disease

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This study explored the in vivo effects and mechanisms of the modern classical prescription Supplemented Gegen Qinlian Decoction Tang against diabetic kidney disease. Sixty rats were randomly divided into the normal group, model group, Gegen Qinlian Decoction Tang group, and rosiglitazone(ROS) group. The modified diabetic kidney disease rat model was …

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Ginseng helps reduce diabetes

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For the purpose of this review, the following databases were consulted: the PubMed Database (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov), Chinese National Knowledge Infrastructure (http://www.cnki.net), National Science and Technology Library (http://www.nstl.gov.cn/), Wanfang Data (http://www.wanfangdata.com.cn/) and the Web of Science Database (http://apps.webofknowledge.com/). Results: Ginseng exhibits glucose-lowering effects in different diabetic animal models. In addition, Ginseng may prevent …

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Chinese herbal medicine promotes diabetic wound healing

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Aim of the review: This study has been carried out to reveal the classical signaling pathways and potential targets by the action of TCM on diabetic wound healing and provides evidence for its clinical efficacy. Materials and methods: “diabetic wound”, “diabetic foot ulcer”, “traditional Chinese medicine”, “natural plant” and “medicinal plant”, were …

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Acupuncture improves insulin resistance

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Methods: PubMed, Embase, Cochrane Library, and ClinicalTrials.gov were searched from inception up to July 2020, to identify randomised controlled trials (RCTs) that enrolled patients with T2DM and compared acupuncture combined with antidiabetic drugs to antidiabetic drugs alone. The primary outcomes were haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) and fasting blood glucose (FBG). The secondary outcomes …

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