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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 591654, 12 pages
Berberine in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis
1Institute of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei 430030, China
2Department of Radiology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei 430030, China
Received 23 May 2012; Accepted 23 July 2012
Academic Editor: Pierre Kamtchouing
Copyright © 2012 Hui Dong 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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