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The objective is to identify the effectiveness of Aloe vera on glycemic outcomes (fasting blood glucose level and glycosylated hemoglobin) in patients with diabetes mellitus. Specifically, the review question is: what is the effectiveness of oral A. vera (Aloe barbadensis) on glycemic outcomes in adult patients with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes mellitus as compared to a placebo group?
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Name: JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports
This study investigated the effect of Aloe vera in diabetes-induced nephropathy in rats. As diabetes-associated hyperlipidemia and oxidative stress have been implicated in the pathogenesis of diabetic...
Aloe vera has been used to treat wounds since ancient times. However, the efficacy of Aloe vera for burns and split-thickness skin graft (STSG) donor sites are inconclusive.
Aloe vera is a perennial, succulent, drought-resistant plant that exhibits many pharmacological characteristics such as wound healing ability against skin burns, anti-ulcer, anti-inflammatory, anti-tu...
Aloe vera is a widely used medicinal plant for its various biological activities. This study evaluate possible mutagenic and healing effects of the aqueous extract of A. vera (AEAV) in mice and its ox...
In this study, firstly, gelation process and its optimization at different pH (3-7) and concentration (0.2-1.6%, w/v) on the viscoelastic behavior of reconstituted Aloe vera (A. vera) samples were stu...
This is a double blind placebo-controlled RCT comparing the speed of healing of simple traumatic wounds with Aloe Vera gel compared to both control (Ultrasound gel) and standard care.
The Effect of Mouthwash Containing Green Tea With Aloe Vera and Chlorhexidine Mouthwash on Oral Malodour Among a Group of Egyptian Children: Randomized Clinical Trial
The present study is designed to investigate the effectiveness of AV gel local drug delivery as an adjunct to scaling and root planing (SRP) in the treatment of subjects with chronic perio...
Patient's salivary bacterial count will be evaluated , then the patient will bbe instructed to follow oral hygiene measures including the use of aloe vera toothpaste or fluoride toothpaste...
The development of gingivitis in patients during orthodontic treatment is widely known, with the characteristic response of gingival inflammation and hyperplasia and traumatic rashes or ul...
A plant genus of the family Aloeaceae, order Liliales (or Asphodelaceae, Asparagales in APG system) which is used medicinally. It contains anthraquinone glycosides such as aloin-emodin or aloe-emodin (EMODIN).
A subclass of DIABETES MELLITUS that is not INSULIN-responsive or dependent (NIDDM). It is characterized initially by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA; and eventually by GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; HYPERGLYCEMIA; and overt diabetes. Type II diabetes mellitus is no longer considered a disease exclusively found in adults. Patients seldom develop KETOSIS but often exhibit OBESITY.
A quantitative value of a measured amount of a specific food that is equal to the GLYCEMIC INDEX of that food multiplied by the carbohydrate content of that food.
A course of food intake prescribed for patients, that limits the amount of foods with a high GLYCEMIC INDEX.
A biguanide hypoglycemic agent used in the treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus not responding to dietary modification. Metformin improves glycemic control by improving insulin sensitivity and decreasing intestinal absorption of glucose. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p289)
Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high. The two main types of diabetes are: type 1 diabetes type 2 diabetes In the UK, diabetes affects approximately 2.9 million people. There are a...
Blood is a specialized bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances to the body's cells (in animals) – such as nutrients and oxygen – and transports waste products away from those same cells. In vertebrates, it is composed of blo...