ea0019p124 | Diabetes, Metabolism and Cardiovascular | SFEBES2009
, Tufts MA
, Shode FO
, Musabayane CT
Previous studies from our laboratories indicate that the anti-diabetic effects of Syzygium cordatum (Hochst.) (Myrtaceae) leaf extract in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats may be attributed in part to mixtures of triterpenes, oleanolic acid (OA) and ursolic acid (UA). For the bioactive compounds to have potential in diabetes management, they should also alleviate or prevent complications of diabetes mellitus; kidney function and cardiovascular disorders. This study i...