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Beneficial Effects of Anti-Oxidative Herbal Medicines in Diabetic Patients Infected with COVID-19: A Hypothesis

Authors Tabatabaei-Malazy O, Abdollahi M, Larijani B

Received 31 May 2020

Accepted for publication 7 August 2020

Published 26 August 2020 Volume 2020:13 Pages 3113—3116

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/DMSO.S264824

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Review by Single anonymous peer review

Peer reviewer comments 4

Editor who approved publication: Dr Konstantinos Tziomalos


Ozra Tabatabaei-Malazy,1,2 Mohammad Abdollahi,2,3 Bagher Larijani2

1Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; 2Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; 3Toxicology and Diseases Group, Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center (PSRC), The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), and Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Correspondence: Bagher Larijani
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, No. 10, Next to Dr. Shariati Hospital, Jalal Al Ahmad Hwy., North Kargar Ave., Tehran 1411713119, Iran
Tel/ Fax +982188631296-7
Email [email protected]

Abstract: During the pandemic of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), it is critical to introduce potential medical treatments. Anti-oxidative herbal medicines with evidence-based beneficial impacts in the treatment of diabetes mellitus can be suggested as an adjuvant therapy to its conventional treatments in patients infected with COVID-19.

Keywords: herbal medicine, COVID-19, anti-oxidative, diabetes mellitus

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