Perspectives for the use of resveratrol for the treatment of diabetes mellitus and its complications


  • L.K. Sokolova State Institution “V.P. Komisarenko Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism of the NAMS of Ukraine”, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • V.M. Pushkarev State Institution “V.P. Komisarenko Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism of the NAMS of Ukraine”, Kyiv, Ukraine



resveratrol, diabetes mellitus, atherosclerosis, cancer, aging, hypertension, Alzheimer’s disease


Resveratrol is characterized by a wide range of pharmacological effects and has multiple biological activity against chronic diseases, as an anti-inflammatory, antitumor, antidiabetic, neuro- and cardioprotective agent. Resveratrol has a positive effect in diabetes mellitus and diabetic vascular complications, due to its ability to enhance nitrogen oxide-mediated vasodilation. Resveratrol-rich foods have a protective effect on age-related diseases such as type 2 diabetes mellitus, atherosclerosis, cancer, arthritis, cataract, osteoporosis, hypertension, and Alzheimer’s disease. The effects of resveratrol indicate its potential as a dietary supplement, allowing improve the condition of patients with severe chronic diseases, as well as for the prevention of these diseases in healthy people and slowing down the aging process.


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Sokolova, L., & Pushkarev, V. (2021). Perspectives for the use of resveratrol for the treatment of diabetes mellitus and its complications. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY (Ukraine), 14(8), 761–768.



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