Effect of okra seed in treatment of hypoglycemia: A research framework using STZ induced rat
Poorva Dubey and Sunita Mishra
Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder characterized by abnormal elevated levels of blood glucose due to complete or relative insufficiency of insulin secretion or insulin resistance as well as disturbances in carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism Abelmoschus esculentus, AE (okra or lady’s finger) is flowering plant and cultivated throughout the tropical and temperate region in the world. Okra is an important tropical vegetable and source of dietary medicine. This plant is popular with various health benefits which include anti-diabetic properties. This paper will provide the overview of the research framework and give an insight of the experimental procedure to be implemented to investigate the differential parameter in the blood of streptozotocin-induced diabetic rat in response to Abelmoschus esculentus (AE) treatment.