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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 516870, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/516870
Review Article

Preventive and Protective Properties of Zingiber officinale (Ginger) in Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetic Complications, and Associated Lipid and Other Metabolic Disorders: A Brief Review

Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia

Received 16 August 2012; Accepted 21 October 2012

Academic Editor: I-Min Liu

Copyright © 2012 Yiming Li et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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