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Bitter gourd and diabetes
Bitter gourd contains many substances that are anti-diabetic. And there are many mechanisms that act against diabetes, including enhancing the secretion of insulin from the pancreas. Reduce the production of sugar from the liver enhance the metabolism of sugar increased sensitivity to insulin increased glucose tolerance
It also inhibits the secretion of glucose in the small intestine. and inhibit the enzyme glucosidase
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1.Faculty of Pharmacy Mahidol University
2. Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine