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Posted April 28, 2017

Blood glucose level and lipid profile of alloxan-induced hyperglycemic rats treated with single and combinatorial herbal formulations.

Animal or Human: Rat

Natural Therapy: Herbal

Ojiako, O. A., P. C. Chikezie, and A. C. Ogbuji. “Blood Glucose Level and Lipid Profile of Alloxan-Induced Hyperglycemic Rats Treated with Single and Combinatorial Herbal Formulations.” [In eng]. J Tradit Complement Med 6, no. 2 (Apr 2016): 184-92.

Evaluation series on safety and efficacy of nutritional supplements in newly diagnosed hyperglycemia: A placebo-controlled, randomized study.

Animal or Human: Human

Natural Therapy: nutritional supplement, PreCreaAR

Thacker, H., G. Bantwal, S. Jain, S. Kalra, S. Kale, B. Saboo, J. B. Gupta, and S. Sivam. “Evaluation Series on Safety and Efficacy of Nutritional Supplements in Newly Diagnosed Hyperglycemia: A Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Study.” [In eng]. N Am J Med Sci 8, no. 2 (Feb 2016): 106-13.

Effect of Cinnamon Tea on Postprandial Glucose Concentration.

Animal or Human: Human

Natural Therapy: Cinnamon tea

Bernardo, M. A., M. L. Silva, E. Santos, M. M. Moncada, J. Brito, L. Proenca, J. Singh, and M. F. de Mesquita. “Effect of Cinnamon Tea on Postprandial Glucose Concentration.” [In eng]. J Diabetes Res 2015 (2015): 913651.

Mulberry extract to modULate Blood glucosE Responses in noRmoglYcaemic adults (MULBERRY): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

Animal or Human: Human

Natural Therapy: mulberry leaf extract

Lown, M., R. Fuller, H. Lightowler, A. Fraser, A. Gallagher, B. Stuart, C. D. Byrne, and G. Lewith. “Mulberry Extract to Modulate Blood Glucose Responses in Normoglycaemic Adults (Mulberry): Study Protocol for a Randomised Controlled Trial.” [In eng]. Trials 16 (Oct 28 2015): 486.

Delphinol standardized maqui berry extract reduces postprandial blood glucose increase in individuals with impaired glucose regulation by novel mechanism of sodium glucose cotransporter inhibition.

Animal or Human: Human

Natural Therapy: Delphinol, an extract of maqui berries

Hidalgo, J., C. Flores, M. A. Hidalgo, M. Perez, A. Yanez, L. Quinones, D. D. Caceres, and R. A. Burgos. “Delphinol(R) Standardized Maqui Berry Extract Reduces Postprandial Blood Glucose Increase in Individuals with Impaired Glucose Regulation by Novel Mechanism of Sodium Glucose Cotransporter Inhibition.” [In eng]. Panminerva Med 56, no. 2 Suppl 3 (Jun 2014): 1-7.

Meilian Xiaoke capsule combined with metformin for protecting islet cells and lowering blood glucose in diabetic rats.

Animal or Human: Rat

Natural Therapy: Meilian Xiaoke capsule

Hu, C., S. Zhang, X. Jin, and L. Tong. “[Meilian Xiaoke Capsule Combined with Metformin for Protecting Islet Cells and Lowering Blood Glucose in Diabetic Rats].” [In chi]. Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao 34, no. 9 (Aug 2014): 1365-9.

Short-term effect of G-400, polyherbal formulation in the management of hyperglycemia and hyperlipidemia conditions in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Animal or Human: Human

Natural Therapy: Herbal

Kurian, G. A., V. Manjusha, S. S. Nair, T. Varghese, and J. Padikkala. “Short-Term Effect of G-400, Polyherbal Formulation in the Management of Hyperglycemia and Hyperlipidemia Conditions in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.” [In eng]. Nutrition 30, no. 10 (Oct 2014): 1158-64.

Efficacy of ginseng adventitious root extract on hyperglycemia in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.

Animal or Human: Rat

Natural Therapy: ginseng root extract

Murthy, H. N., V. S. Dandin, E. J. Lee, and K. Y. Paek. “Efficacy of Ginseng Adventitious Root Extract on Hyperglycemia in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats.” [In eng]. J Ethnopharmacol 153, no. 3 (May 14 2014): 917-21.

Preventive and ameliorating effects of citrus D-limonene on dyslipidemia and hyperglycemia in mice with high-fat diet-induced obesity.

Animal or Human: Mice

Natural Therapy: d-limonene

Jing, L., Y. Zhang, S. Fan, M. Gu, Y. Guan, X. Lu, C. Huang, and Z. Zhou. “Preventive and Ameliorating Effects of Citrus D-Limonene on Dyslipidemia and Hyperglycemia in Mice with High-Fat Diet-Induced Obesity.” [In eng]. Eur J Pharmacol 715, no. 1-3 (Sep 05 2013): 46-55.

North American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) prevents hyperglycemia and associated pancreatic abnormalities in diabetes.

Animal or Human: Mice

Natural Therapy: North American Ginseng

Sen, S., M. A. Querques, and S. Chakrabarti. “North American Ginseng (Panax Quinquefolius) Prevents Hyperglycemia and Associated Pancreatic Abnormalities in Diabetes.” [In eng]. J Med Food 16, no. 7 (Jul 2013): 587-92.

Food-based ingredients to modulate blood glucose.

Animal or Human: Human

Natural Therapy: food

Thondre, P. S. “Food-Based Ingredients to Modulate Blood Glucose.” [In eng]. Adv Food Nutr Res 70 (2013): 181-227.

Effects of a nutritional liquid supplement designed for diabetes mellitus on postprandial glucose and pregnancy outcomes in patients with gestational diabetes mellitus.

Animal or Human: Human

Natural Therapy: nutritional liquid supplement

Yu, X. Y., and H. Zhang. “[Effects of a Nutritional Liquid Supplement Designed for Diabetes Mellitus on Postprandial Glucose and Pregnancy Outcomes in Patients with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus].” [In chi]. Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 93, no. 43 (Nov 19 2013): 3450-3.

Genistein ameliorates hyperglycemia in a mouse model of nongenetic type 2 diabetes.

Animal or Human: Mice

Natural Therapy: genistein

Fu, Z., E. R. Gilbert, L. Pfeiffer, Y. Zhang, Y. Fu, and D. Liu. “Genistein Ameliorates Hyperglycemia in a Mouse Model of Nongenetic Type 2 Diabetes.” [In eng]. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37, no. 3 (Jun 2012): 480-8.

Experimental study of jiangtang xiaozhi tablet on decreasing the levels of blood glucose and serum lipids in transgenic mice with diabetes mellitus.

Animal or Human: Mice

Natural Therapy: jiangtang xiaozhi tablet

Ge, Z. Y., L. Jin, and Y. J. Guo. “[Experimental Study of Jiangtang Xiaozhi Tablet on Decreasing the Levels of Blood Glucose and Serum Lipids in Transgenic Mice with Diabetes Mellitus].” [In chi]. Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi 32, no. 8 (Aug 2012): 1095-8.

Pleurotus tuber-regium Polysaccharides Attenuate Hyperglycemia and Oxidative Stress in Experimental Diabetic Rats.

Animal or Human: Mice

Natural Therapy: P. tuber-regium polysaccharides

Huang, H. Y., M. Korivi, Y. Y. Chaing, T. Y. Chien, and Y. C. Tsai. “Pleurotus Tuber-Regium Polysaccharides Attenuate Hyperglycemia and Oxidative Stress in Experimental Diabetic Rats.” [In eng]. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012 (2012): 856381.

Melatonin ameliorates oxidative damage in hyperglycemia-induced liver injury.

Animal or Human: Rat

Natural Therapy: melatonin

Korkmaz, G. G., H. Uzun, U. Cakatay, and S. Aydin. “Melatonin Ameliorates Oxidative Damage in Hyperglycemia-Induced Liver Injury.” [In eng]. Clin Invest Med 35, no. 6 (Dec 01 2012): E370-7.