The present study investigated the effect of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG, a green tea compound) on kidney damage caused by diabetes. The experiments were performed with rats which were given EGCG for 50 days. The results suggested that EGCG alleviated kidney damage caused by diabetes. Further details can be found in the study.
Noriko Yamabe, Takako Yokozawa, Takeshi Oya, Mujo Kim