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Analysis of the Effects of Curcuma Longa Supplementation and Physical Exercise in Patients With Diabetes: Systematic Review

Version 1 : Received: 4 June 2020 / Approved: 7 June 2020 / Online: 7 June 2020 (06:01:12 CEST)

How to cite: Sena Júnior, A.S.; Aidar, F.J.; Oliveira e Silva, A.M.D.; Lima, F.B.; dos Santos, J.L.; Marçal, A.C. Analysis of the Effects of Curcuma Longa Supplementation and Physical Exercise in Patients With Diabetes: Systematic Review. Preprints 2020, 2020060061 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202006.0061.v1). Sena Júnior, A.S.; Aidar, F.J.; Oliveira e Silva, A.M.D.; Lima, F.B.; dos Santos, J.L.; Marçal, A.C. Analysis of the Effects of Curcuma Longa Supplementation and Physical Exercise in Patients With Diabetes: Systematic Review. Preprints 2020, 2020060061 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202006.0061.v1).

Abstract

Diabetes Mellitus is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases in the world and one of its main features is chronic hyperglycemia. Among the therapeutic forms used to control the pathology are pharmacotherapy and the use of other alternatives such as regular exercise, which participates in glycemic control and the ingestion of plant extracts with antioxidant effects in the body. Among the different plants used, curcumin is a possible plant to be used to attenuate the hyperglycemic picture triggered by Diabetes Mellitus. Some studies suggest that this plant is antioxidant and hypoglycemic. The review aimed to know the antioxidant and hypoglycemic potential of curcumin supplementation in DM. The search was performed considering articles published between 2010 to 2019, in English and Portuguese, and a theoretical survey of relevant information was conducted in the main databases of scientific publications: Virtual Health Library and its indexed databases as Pubmed, LILACS, Scielo and Scientific Electronic Library Online. The associated use Turmeric and Physical Exercise demonstrated antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and hypoglycemic activity caused by Diabetes Mellitus. We may suggest that these are potential therapeutic ways to improve the quality and survival of diabetic patients.

Subject Areas

diabetes; saffron; turmeric; food supplements; supplementation; physical exercise

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