Endocrinology & Metabolic Syndrome

Endocrinology & Metabolic Syndrome
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ISSN: 2161-1017

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Mamdouh Abdulmaksoud Abdulrhman

Mamdouh Abdulmaksoud Abdulrhman

4/11, Sabeel El Moomeneen St, Misr Lltaamer Bds, El Sefarat, Madinat Nasr, Cairo

  • Research Article
    Honey as a Sole Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Author(s): Mamdouh Abdulmaksoud AbdulrhmanMamdouh Abdulmaksoud Abdulrhman

    Objectives: The complications from type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) still occur despite the ongoing efforts to prevent, or decrease it. This clinical trial aimed to evaluate the effects of honey, as an alternative, non-expensive natural substance in twenty adult patient volunteers suffering from type 2 DM and its associated metabolic derangements. Methods: The patients volunteered to stop the medicines and use honey as a sole treatment of their illnesses. There was no specific dietary restriction except for food preservatives and additives, beverages and sweets. Results: Honey consumption resulted in more hyperglycemia in these patients, but without diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) or hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state (HHS). Longer-term honey consumption resulted also in weight reduction in all the patients, and control of .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-1017.1000232

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