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Experimental Diabetes Research
Volume 2011, Article ID 947138, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/947138
Research Article

Electroacupuncture-Induced Cholinergic Nerve Activation Enhances the Hypoglycemic Effect of Exogenous Insulin in a Rat Model of Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetes

1Department of Acupuncture, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
2School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
3College of Life Sciences, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
4Department of Orthopedics, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
5Department of Internal Medicine, Lee's General Hospital, Miaoli, Taiwan
6Department of Medicinal Botanicals and Health Care, Da-Yeh University, Chunghwa, Taiwan
7College of Life Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan

Received 19 February 2011; Revised 24 March 2011; Accepted 28 April 2011

Academic Editor: Mark A. Yorek

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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