A CRITICAL REVIEW ON DIABETES IN PERSPECTIVE OF ANCIENT AND MODERN TOXICOLOGY
*Dr. Kundan Rameshwar Meshram, Dr. Arvind Charandas Tumram and Shama S. Suryawanshi
The term diabetes is commonly referred for Diabetes mellitus which is the group of metabolic disorders in which there is high blood sugar level over the prolonged period. Frequent urination, increased thirst and increased hunger are the commonly occurred symptoms of Diabetes. If it left untreated or due to the negligence of doctor or patient or both, it may causes many complications or even the death of the Individual. Many time diabetes is caused due to toxic environmental factors like heavy metals, pesticides, pollution etc. Contamination of drinking water, food, air are main sources of such environmental toxicities and the person who exposes to these factors for a certain period of time are susceptible for diabetes and its complications. Many times the Ayurvedic poisonous plants which listed in schedule E of drugs and cosmetic Act. 1940 and rule 1945 and herbal or herbo-mineral compounds containing the poisonous herbs and metals used for the treatment of Diabetes after the proper detoxifying processes called as Shodhana. In the given study treatment protocol of Diabetes by Ayurvedic poisonous herbal and metallic preparations is established and also the modern point of view of various autopsy studies that shows the association between diabetes and its complication along with the its medico-legal aspect are elaborated.
Keywords: Diabetes, complications, Ayurvedic poisonous plants, autopsy, medico-legal aspect.
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