Journal of Diabetes Research / 2020 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Supplementation with Korean Red Ginseng Improves Current Perception Threshold in Korean Type 2 Diabetes Patients: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial

Table 3

Diabetic microvascular complication studies.

KRG group ()Placebo group ()
Week 0Week 24Within-group valueWeek 0Week 24Within-group value

CPT of Lex, right
2000 Hz0.010NS
250 Hz0.007NS
5 HzNSNS
CPT of Lex, left
2000 Hz0.023NS
250 Hz0.0050.022
5 Hz0.0070.004
PGF2α (pg/ml)NSNS
hsCRP (mcg/ml)NSNS
IL-6 (pg/ml)NSNS
TNF-α (pg/ml)NSNS
AGE (mcg/ml)NSNS

is significant. CPT: current perception threshold; Lex: lower extremities; PGF2α: isoprostane 8-epi PGF2α; hsCRP: high-sensitivity C-reactive protein; IL-6: interleukin 6; TNF-α: TNF-alpha; AGE: advanced glycation end product.

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