A Review on Nutraceuticals for Management of Type 2 Diabetes MellitusAuthor(s): Sunaina Anand*, Mrunali Waghule and Anish Desai
Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both. Chronic hyperglycemia is associated with long-term damage, dysfunction, and failure of various organs, especially the eyes, kidneys, nerves, heart, and blood vessels. Diabetes is the most prominent disease for which alternative medicine is necessary for treatment. Traditionally, many herbs have been recommended for diabetes and their hypoglycemic effects have been reported by many researchers. This review was performed to analyze and search for the best nutraceuticals which can contribute as a complementary therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus.