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ea0014p26 | (1) | ECE2007

The protective effect of tribulus terrestris in diabetes

Amin Amr , Lotfy Mohamed , Adeghate Ernest

Tribulus terrestris (TT) is used in the Arabic folk medicine to Q1 treat various diseases. The aim of this study was to investigate the protective effects of TT in diabetes mellitus (DM). Diabetes is known to increase reactive oxygen species (ROS) level that subsequently contributes to the pathogenesis of diabetes. Rats were divided into six groups and treated with either saline, glibenclamide (Glib), or TT for 30 days. Rats in group 1 were given sa...