Effect of Aloe vera on glycemic outcomes in patients with diabetes mellitus: a systematic review protocol

JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2017 Sep;15(9):2300-2306. doi: 10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-002958.

Abstract

The objective is to identify the effectiveness of Aloe vera on glycemic outcomes (fasting blood glucose level and glycosylated hemoglobin) in patients with diabetes mellitus. Specifically, the review question is: what is the effectiveness of oral A. vera (Aloe barbadensis) on glycemic outcomes in adult patients with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes mellitus as compared to a placebo group?

MeSH terms

  • Administration, Oral*
  • Aloe / chemistry*
  • Blood Glucose / drug effects*
  • Complementary Therapies / methods
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / blood*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / drug therapy*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / metabolism
  • Drugs, Chinese Herbal / administration & dosage
  • Glycated Hemoglobin A / metabolism
  • Humans
  • Systematic Reviews as Topic

Substances

  • Blood Glucose
  • Drugs, Chinese Herbal
  • Glycated Hemoglobin A