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Herbal Therapy for Diabetes

KEY POINT

Several natural products are in common use among patients with diabetes, and the hypoglycemic effects of some of these agents must be recognized during clinical management of such patients.

SOURCES

Shapiro K, Gong WC. Use of herbal products for diabetes by Latinos. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2002;42:278–9.

Shapiro K, Gong WC. Natural products used for diabetes. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2002;42:217–26.