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HERBAL INSULIN SENSITIZERS AS AN ALTERNATIVE IN DISEASES CAUSED BY INSULIN RESISTANCE: AN EVIDENCE BASED REVIEW

Dr. Rehana Khatoon and Dr. Ismath Shameem*

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Insulin resistance recognized recently as a strong predictor of diseases in adults, and has become the leading element of the metabolic syndrome and renewed as a focus of research. It affects about one-fourth of the population. Obesity and diabetes reach epidemic proportions in the developed world; hence the role of insulin resistance and its consequences are gaining prominence. Insulin resistance pathologically grows through many interactions of genotype, lifestyle change mainly sedentary life and over eating. Physiologically, many circulating factors regulate insulin sensitivity in target tissue such as adipokines, plasma lipid, circulating hormones and their signaling pathways. Insulin resistance is a powerful independent analyst of wide range of serious illnesses, including stroke, type II diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension and even cancer. The complications associated with insulin resistance, includes particularly the development of diabetes, atherosclerosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) etc, which are potentially fatal in patient care; consequently, the detection and treatment of insulin resistance is rising appropriately. In last decade, many trials has been carried out on herbal drugs which act as insulin sensitizers, effective in improving the insulin resistance in PCOS and other metabolic diseases.

Keywords: Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Diseases, Insulin Sensitizer, Herbal drugs, Unani Medicine.


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