Reducing bad effects from diabetes: The healing plants and AGEs

Fri, 03/15/2013 - 11:30 -- Tracy Wysote
TitleReducing bad effects from diabetes: The healing plants and AGEs
Publication TypeResearch
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsHarris CS, Beaulieu L-P, Fraser M-H, McIntyre KL, Martineau LC, Cuerrier A, Johns T, Haddad PS, Bennett SAL, Arnason JT
KeywordsAnti Diabetic Plant Project
Abstract

This study takes a closer look at how the Iiyiyiu plants† prevent some of the problems that go with diabetes. Specifically, it looks at whether the plants keep “AGEs” from forming in our bodies. AGEs are particles that play a role in many of the health problems that diabetes causes.