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Efficacy Of Tribulus Terrestris Extract On The Serum Glucose And Lipids Of Women With Diabetes Mellitus

Effect Decrease
Values (mg/dl): Intervention: 49.66 pre, 46.25 post. Placebo: 48.09 pre. 37.84 post
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 98
Sex Female
Age Range 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
98 women with type 2 diabetes took either 1 g/d of a Tribulus extract or placebo for 3 months. The primary outcomes were fasting and 2-hour postprandial glucose. Significant improvements were seen for fasting blood glucose, 2-hour postprandial glucose, HbA1c, total cholesterol and LDL-C, while the change in triglycerides wasn't significant. HDL was nonsignificantly reduced in the Tribulus group, and dropped by more in the placebo group.

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