Management of Diabetes by the Natural ProductsMahmoud Balbaa*
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
- *Corresponding Author:
- Mahmoud Balbaa
Department of Biochemistry
Faculty of Science, Alexandria University
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: March 09, 2017; Accepted date: March 10, 2017; Published date: March 17, 2017
Citation: Balbaa M (2017) Management of Diabetes by the Natural Products. Biochem Physiol 6:e156. doi:10.4172/2168-9652.1000e156
Copyright: © 2017 Balbaa M. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Lifestyle is playing an important role in the prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. The management of diet and physical activity can lead to above 50% reduction in the incidence of diabetes to those at high risk and the modification programs of lifestyle encourage the improvement in risk factors of diabetes . Furthermore, the dietary management of DM is a complement of lifestyle and can achieve by a balance between food intake, physical activity and allowed medication to avoid the complications. Therefore, it can improve lipid and glycemic levels and control weight in type 2 diabetic patients . Besides the importance of lifestyle management, most of the diabetics cannot getaway the pharmacotherapy to attain the target glucose levels. There is different oral hypo-glycemics and help to maintain glucose homeostasis in diabetics  like sulfonylurease, which up-regulates the secretion of insulin and metformin that decreases gluconeogenesis and increase peripheral glucose metabolism .