ETIOPATHOGENESIS

OF DIABETES

PROTECTIVE INFLUENCE OF

KARNIM CONTENTS

Infections A. indica & P. kurroa increases the body’s resistance to infections including those of viral origin.
Diabetogenic chemicals M. Charantia protects the B cells from the cytotoxic action of superoxide & hydroxyl radicals by its scavenging actions.
Stress (Physical & emotional) O. sanctum normalizes s t res s induced

neurohumoral changes which may otherwise

precipitate diabetes.

Obesity & over nutrition Z. officinale & C. mukul’s antihyperlipidemic action

decreases accumulation of body fats &

subsequent peripheral resistance to insulin which,

if persist for long, may precipitate diabetes.