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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 832314, 5 pages
Research Article

Bidens pilosa Formulation Improves Blood Homeostasis and β-Cell Function in Men: A Pilot Study

1Chun-Yueh Biomedical Technology Co., Ltd., Taipei 116, Taiwan
2Agricultural Biotechnology Research Center, Academia Sinica, 128 Academia Road, Section 2, Nankang, Taipei 115, Taiwan
3Institute of Biotechnology, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
4Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei 114, Taiwan
5Department of Cancer Biology and Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan
6Department of Chinese Medicine, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien 970, Taiwan
7Department of Veterinary Medicine, National Chung Hsing University, 250 Kuo-Kuang Road, Taichung 402, Taiwan

Received 18 August 2014; Accepted 18 September 2014

Academic Editor: Wen-Chin Yang

Copyright © 2015 Bun-Yueh Lai 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.

Supplementary Material

Fig. 1: Changes in HOMA-beta and HOMA-IR in diabetic subjects before and after treatment with B. pilosa formulation.

Fig. 2: HPLC profiles of three batches of Bidens pilosa formulation.

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