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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 650263, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ecam/neq068
Original Article

Electroacupuncture at the Zusanli (ST-36) Acupoint Induces a Hypoglycemic Effect by Stimulating the Cholinergic Nerve in a Rat Model of Streptozotocine-Induced Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

1Department of Acupuncture, China Medical University Hospital, Taiwan
2School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung City, Taiwan
3Department of Orthopedics, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung City, Taiwan
4Department of Medicinal Botanicals and Health Care, Da-Yeh University, Chunghwa County, Taiwan

Received 21 August 2009; Accepted 19 May 2010

Copyright © 2011 Yu-Chen Lee 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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