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Advances in Endocrinology
Volume 2014, Article ID 272968, 11 pages
Review Article

Mechanisms of Action of Indigenous Antidiabetic Plants from the Boreal Forest of Northeastern Canada

1Natural Health Products and Metabolic Diseases Laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Université de Montreal, P.O. Box 6128, Downtown Station, Montréal, QC, Canada H3C 3J7
2Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team in Aboriginal Antidiabetic Medicines and Montreal Diabetes Research Center, Université de Montréal, P.O. Box 6128, Downtown Station, Montreal, QC, Canada
3Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Beni-Suef, Beni-Suef 62511, Egypt

Received 13 May 2014; Revised 9 July 2014; Accepted 14 July 2014; Published 10 August 2014

Academic Editor: Massimiliano Ruscica

Copyright © 2014 Hoda M. Eid and Pierre S. Haddad. 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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