Short Communication
Volume 5 Issue 1 - 2021
Potential Scope of Multivariate Analyses in Herbal Therapeutics of Diabetes Mellitus
Saravanan Dharmaraj*, Marwan Saad Abdulrahman Azzubaidi and Mahadeva Rao US
Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Medical Campus, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
*Corresponding Author: Saravanan Dharmaraj, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Medical Campus, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.
Received: January 07, 2021; Published: January 30, 2021




Diabetes, which often occurs with hypertension and hyperlipidaemia as of part of metabolic syndrome is characterized by hyperglycaemia. It is a devastating health problem due to modern lifestyle especially in developing and developed nations. According to National Diabetes Statistics report, 34.2 million or 10.5% of United States population had diabetes in 2018 [1] with the global prevalence expected to reach 642 million by 2040 [2]. There are many pharmaceutical preparations of synthetic nature to treat T2DM to a certain extent but safer, more effective and cheaper management approaches are needed [3,4]. Herbs are increasingly popular to fulfil this need which has often raised questions pertaining to safety and efficacy due to multicomponent nature of herbals [3,5]. The multicomponent could mean the diverse chemical compounds in the herbs such as flavonoids, triterpenes, alkaloids etc in a particular herb numbering up to thousands [6] or herbal preparations themselves could have up to ten individual herbs [7]. The advances in information and computer technology in recent times has provided powerful computers as well as algorithms having capabilities to deal with multivariate or large data from such samples.

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Citation: Saravanan Dharmaraj., et al. “Potential Scope of Multivariate Analyses in Herbal Therapeutics of Diabetes Mellitus”. EC Diabetes and Metabolic Research 5.1 (2021): .

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