Diabetes the Global Economic Burden of Adults and the Role of Herbalism as a safe & altenative cost -effective therapy. An Updared Overview

  • ZAHIDA SHAH UNIVERSITY OF KASHMIR
  • Sabeeha Shafi Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India.

Abstract

Diabetes is a major global health threat to the human health as the prevalence has rapidly increased over the past four decades. The costs of diabetes include both direct costs from medical care as well as indirect costs incurred through loss of productivity or earnings, both of which are important contributors to the global economic burden. Global trend with focus on green medicine serve as an important safe & alternative cost effective therapy as compared to allopathic medicine. Plants have their chemical compounds which demonstrate alternative and safe effects on diabetes mellitus. Most of plants contain glycosides, alkaloids, terpenoids, flavonoids, carotenoids, etc., that are frequently implicated as having antidiabetic effect. Herbalism is becoming focusing point due to research on herbs and their use in treatment of diabetes and its prevention The scientific study of traditional medicines, concerned medicinal plants are thus of great importance.

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Sabeeha Shafi, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India.

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India.

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SHAH, Z., & Shafi, S. (2019). Diabetes the Global Economic Burden of Adults and the Role of Herbalism as a safe & altenative cost -effective therapy. An Updared Overview. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(3-s), 954-961. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i3-s.3085