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Flavonoids in the Treatment of Diabetes Clinical Outcomes and Mechanism to ameliorate Blood Glucose levels


Dunya AL-Duhaidahawi*, Samer A. Hasan and Haider F.S. AL-Zubaidy   Pages 1 - 1 ( 1 )


Background: For thousands of years, natural food products have been a medicine for diseases that affect the human body, including diabetes mellitus. Lately, several investigations have studied the flavonoids derivatives of plant origins and their biological activity. Given our need to know more mechanisms for treating this disease,

Methods: we will do a thorough research review on treating diabetes mellitus based on flavonoids, its therapeutic potential, and biological action.

Results: Flavonoids reduces complications in addition to its vital role as effective supplements for preventing diabetes mellitus by regulating glucose metabolism, lipid profile, liver enzyme activity, a protein kinase inhibitor, PPAR, AMPK with NF-κB

Conclusion: Articles that we reviewed showed the positive role of flavonoids, which at a certain way reduce diabetes, but its side effects are still missing, this review focus on the different type of dietary flavonoids along with their mechanism in reducing blood glucose and enhance insulin sensitivity as well as some side effects


diabetes mellitus, insulin resistance, flavonoids, lipogenesis, kaempferol, hesperidin


Pharmaceutical chemistry, Pharmacy, University of Kufa, AL-Najaf,, Pharmaceutical chemistry, Pharmacy, University of Kufa, AL-Najaf,, Pharmacognacy, Pharmacy, University of kufa, AL-Najaf, Iraq; bPharmacognacy, Pharmacy, University of kufa, AL-Najaf

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