Editor: Mohamed Eddouks

Phytotherapy in the Management of Diabetes and Hypertension

Volume 1

eBook: US $59 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $148
Printed Copy: US $119
Library License: US $236
ISSN: 2452-3224 (Print)
ISSN: 2452-3232 (Online)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-567-8 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-014-7 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2012
DOI: 10.2174/97816080501471120101

Introduction

Phytotherapy in the Management of Diabetes and Hypertension is a good addition to existing volumes detailing knowledge of hyperglycemia therapy. This e-book emphasizes the basic biochemistry behind diabetes mellitus and hypertension, along with the control or remediation of these conditions through a cost effective, safe, easy-going, easy-adaptable method validated by scientific research. This e-book contains 7 chapters dealing with various aspects of these diseases and their Phytotherapy treatment and life style management. Phytotherapy can give patients long term benefits with less or no side effects. Hence, this e-book is an authentic alternative or complementary therapeutic compendium to physicians and patients. This book will also be useful to students, teachers, researchers, clinicians and general readers interested in learning about applied phytotherapy.

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Preface

The serious health risks posed by hyperglycemia and hypertension need important elaboration. This eBook paves the way to success in the management of diabetes and hypertension through plant-based therapeutic and dietary intervention, systematically addressing the issues facing by the community, particularly the clinicians through a safe and effective way. Scientists demonstrate the potentials of naturaceuticals and lifestyle management in controlling the dreaded diseases diabetes and hypertension through studies and experiments are reported through this book. The result is a valuable source of information unavailable elsewhere. In this timely and original eBook plant pharmacologists from around the world demonstrate the potentials and pitfalls involved in turning traditionally used medicinal plants into safe and effective drugs in addition to a valuable source of otherwise unpublished information.

The eBook adds valuable data to the existing knowledge of hyperglycemia and diabetes and their management. The eBook emphasizes the basic biochemistry for diabetes mellitus and hypertension, and described every aspect of these lifestyle diseases and its control or remediation through a cost effective, safe, easy-going, easy-adaptable method through the age-old practice validated by scientific research. This eBook contains seven complementary chapters dealing with various aspects of these diseases and their Phytotherapy treatment and life style management. As the Phytotherapy can give long term benefit with less or no side effect, hence this eBook can be treated as authenticated alternative or complementary therapeutic compendium to the physicians and patients. This eBook will be useful to the students, teachers, researchers, scientists, clinicians and even the common people interested to know about the subject as health is a personal choice.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Editors would like to express their deepest gratitude to all the contributors and Bentham Science Publishers.

Deprasad Chattopadhyay
CMR Virus Unit, ID &BG Hospital
GB-4, First Floor, 57 Dr Suresh C Banerjee Road
Beliaghata, Kolkata 700 010
India

Mohamed Eddouks
Moulay Ismail University
BP 21, Errachidia, 52000
Morocco

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