Does Curcumin work against diabetes?



Role of curcumin in diabetes and hyperlipidemia






Suppression of expression of TNF, NO and MCP-1 by macrophages stimulated by mesenteric adipose tissue CM

Woo HM, Kang JH, Kawada T, Yoo H, Sung MK, Yu R. Active spice-derived components can inhibit inflammatory responses of adipose tissue in obesity by suppressing inflammatory actions of macrophages and release of monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 from adipocytes. Life Sci. 2007 Feb 13;80(10):926-31






Curcumin can lower serum and liver cholesterol

Rao DS, Sekhara NC, Satyanarayana MN, Srinivasan M. Effect of curcumin on serum and liver cholesterol levels in the rat. J Nutr. 1970 Nov;100(11):1307-15






Curcumin lowers blood sugar in diabetic subjects

Effect of curcumin on blood sugar as seen in a diabetic subject.
Srinivasan M.
Indian Journal of Medical Sciences
1972, 26(4):269-70.