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International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine, 2022, 4(11); doi: 10.25236/IJFM.2022.041109.

Research Progress of Chinese Herbal Monomers in the Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy


Li Jingke1, Zhang Yanchun2

Corresponding Author:
Zhang Yanchun

1School of the First Clinical College of Medicine, Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, 712046, China

2Xi'an People's Hospital, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710004, China


Diabetes mellitus is an endocrine, metabolic disease characterized by excessive drinking, excessive eating, excessive urination, and weight loss. In recent years, People's diets and entertainment conditions have become better and better, and there has been a huge lifestyle change, but at the same time, the number of people suffering from diabetes has also shown explosive growth. The disease usually causes some complications. One of the most serious symptoms is diabetic retinopathy, as shown below in Dr. It will not only greatly harm patients but also bring serious economic burden to their families and become a world public health problem threatening human health. At present, western-style therapies such as retinal photocoagulation and anti-VEGF drug injection are mainly used in clinical diabetic retinopathy. In addition, the efficacy of traditional Chinese medicine is also remarkable. In the existing research results, many traditional Chinese medicine monomers and related components are used as the research content. In this paper, we have collected a large number of literature, made a comprehensive discussion on the treatment of DR with traditional Chinese medicine monomers, carried out a specific discussion on the related research, and further put forward the prospect. We hope that it can form a favorable basis for the development of new drugs so as to better prevent Dr. Disease.


Diabetes; Diabetic retinopathy; Chinese herbal monomer; Active ingredient

Cite This Paper

Li Jingke, Zhang Yanchun. Research Progress of Chinese Herbal Monomers in the Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy. International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 11: 56-60. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2022.041109.


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