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Healthy Living: Restoring diabetic pancreas

UC researcher discusses possible benefits of Ginkgo biloba

An article in the magazine Healthy Living discusses the latest research from Helal Fouad Hetta, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow and scientist in the UC Division of Digestive Diseases. Ginkgo biloba, a popular dietary supplement, may offer some therapeutic benefits in fighting Type 2 diabetes, according to Hetta. He is part of a team of more than a dozen international scientists who published a study on the effects of Ginkgo biloba in rats in the journal Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy.

Helal Hetta, PhD

Helal Hetta, PhD

Hetta is also on faculty at Egypt’s Assiut University College of Medicine in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology. 

Hetta was also featured discussing his research on Cincinnati's WVXU radio station.