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Exploring trad Maori medicine...

Dr. Koia is leading a study to investigate the potential of rongoā rākau extracts to treat Type 2 diabetes incorporating traditional Kaupapa Māori methodologies with biomedical and molecular cell research. Her investigations will help develop safe natural supplementary products for diabetes management, as well as preserving and protecting the mataurangā Māori of the rongoā rākau involved for current and future generations.

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