Effect of Lycopene from Cooked Tomatoes on Serum Antioxidant Enzymes, Lipid Peroxidation Rate, Lipid Profile and Glycated Hemoglobin in Type II Diabetes


Affiliations

  • People's College of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Department of Biochemistry, Bhopal, M.P., 462 010, India
  • Gandhi Medical College, Department of Biochemistry, Bhopal, M.P, India

Abstract

Diabetes is a major worldwide health problem predisposing to markedly increased cardiovascular mortality and serious morbidity. Due to increasing obesity and altered dietary habits in both western and developing countries, the prevalence of type II diabetes is growing at an exponential rate. In 2004, according to the World Health Organization more than 150 million people worldwide suffer from diabetes. The WHO has predicted that the major burden will occur in developing countries. The countries with the largest number of diabetic people will be, India, China and United States in the year 2025.

Subject Discipline

Health Care and Hospital Management

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