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World J Diabetes. Sep 15, 2023; 14(9): 1330-1333
Published online Sep 15, 2023. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v14.i9.1330
Recent therapeutic targets for the prevention and management of diabetic complications
Md Shahidul Islam, Lu Cai, Michael Horowitz
Md Shahidul Islam, Department of Biochemistry, School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4000, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Lu Cai, Pediatric Research Institute, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, United States
Michael Horowitz, Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide 5005, Australia
Author contributions: Islam MS conceptualized and drafted the initial manuscript and revised after receiving reviewers' comments; Cai L and Horowitz M revised and edited the original and revised manuscript before submission.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Islam MS, Cai L and Horowitz M have nothing to disclose.
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Corresponding author: Md Shahidul Islam, BSc, MSc, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, University Road, Chiltern Hills, Durban 4000, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. islamd@ukzn.ac.za
Received: August 16, 2023
Peer-review started: August 16, 2023
First decision: August 24, 2023
Revised: August 31, 2023
Accepted: September 5, 2023
Article in press: September 5, 2023
Published online: September 15, 2023
Core Tip

Core Tip: 'Glucocentric' approaches are currently being used for the management of diabetes and its associated complications. This articles highlighted some recent therapeutic approaches for the management of diabetes and its associated complications such as the management of oxidative stress by using antioxidative phytochemicals, molecular cell signaling pathways via Silent information regulator 1 and FOXOs and micro RNAs.