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Research Article

American Ginseng Extract (Panax quinquefolius L.) Is Safe in Long-Term Use in Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Table 2

Change in AST, ALT, creatinine, urates, PT, and INR within control and AG intervention groups.

Parameter Control group ( ) Δ (%) Intervention group ( ) Δ (%)
Week 0Week 12Week 0Week 12

AST (U/L) 0.26 (1.23) 1.32 (6.74)
ALT (U/L) −0.04 (−0.16) 1.65 (6.47)
Creatinine ( mol/L) −1.28 (−1.49) −1.74 (−2.11)
Urates ( mol/L) 14.9 (4.8) 2.2 (0.7)
PT −0.93 (−0.93) −0.58 (−0.59)
INR −0.01 (−1.01) 0.04 (3.96)

Data expressed as mean ± SD.

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