• Deepa Rajendiran Department of Biochemistry, Research and Development Centre, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Subbulakshmi Packirisamy Department of Pharmacology, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital Maduravoyal, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Krishnamoorthy Gunasekaran Department of Biochemistry, Rajas Dental College and Hospital, Kavalkinaru Junction, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India.


 Diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic disease. Oxidative stress plays a major part in the pathogenesis of diabetes. Supplementation with antioxidants and the medicinal plants which possess antioxidants activity have been reported their hypoglycemic activity. The antioxidants are used to treat and reduce the complication of diabetes mellitus. The diet supplementations of antioxidants vitamins are beneficial in the treatment of diabetes. This review article was summarizing the role of antioxidants in diabetes mellitus.

Keywords: Antioxidants, Diabetes mellitus, Oxidative stress, Medicinal plants.


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Rajendiran, D., S. Packirisamy, and K. Gunasekaran. “A REVIEW ON ROLE OF ANTIOXIDANTS IN DIABETES”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 11, no. 2, Feb. 2018, pp. 48-53, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2018.v11i2.23241.
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