Diabete nutritional supplement reserach.

Topic: Diabete nutritional supplement reserach.(please write diabete one
Paper instructions:
Select one botanical compound or other CAM dietary supplement used as
complementary therapy in HIV Disease or in Diabetes. (see list below for
DM suggestions or Table 24.7 for HIV suggestions; you may also choose
others listed on the NCCAM website)

2. Research information about the selected supplement. You may use
websites and reference books. Prepare a 1-page write-up about the
compound, including the following information:

a. Common name & botanical name of supplement b. Active compound, if
c. Potential or suggested uses for the supplement in general, and
specifically for
DM or HIV. What is the supplement purported to do?

d. Side effects or toxicity of the supplement

e. Scientific evidence for efficacy of the supplement

f. Potential interactions with prescription or over the counter drugs

*Use credible sources. Be sure to reference the source of information for
each of these items. List the website or other reference so that someone
else will be able to check your information.*

* Summarize the information in your own words*Do NOT simply copy what you
read – that is plagiarism!*

3. Find at least one peer-reviewed scientific research publication
(from Pubmed or other library source) that relates to your supplement.
Summarize the findings in 1-2 paragraphs. ** Attach a copy of the Journal
Abstract, including citation.**

4. Based on your research, would you recommend this supplement to a
client? – why/why not
Suggested supplements for Diabetes:

Garlic Cinnamon
Tumeric Fenugreek Berberine
Ginko Biloba Bitter melon
Chromium Asian Ginseng Prickly Pear Cactus
Pterocarpus marsupium (Indian kinko, Malbar kinko, Pistasara, Venga)

Gymnema Sylvestre (Gurmar, Meshasringi, Cherukurinja)
Others possible…

Suggested sites:

Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS): http://ods.od.nih.gov/

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM):

Linus Pauling Institute Micronutrient Information Center:

Vitamin Herb University: www.vitaminherbuniversity.com

Integrative Therapeutics Drug Nutrient Interactions Checker:

Drug Interactions Checker: www.drugs.com/drug_interactions.html/

Medscape Drug Interaction Checker: http://reference.medscape.com/drug-

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: http://www.mskcc.org/cancer-

Reference Books:

Mosby’s Handbook of Herbs and Natural Supplements, 4th edition, by L
Skidmore-Roth, RN, MSN, NP.

The Health Professional’s Guide to Dietary Supplements, by SM Talbot and
K Hughes.

The Health Professional’s Guide to Popular Dietary Supplements 3rd
edition, by A S Fragakis MS, RD, with C A Thomson, PhD, RD.