Pondicherry Journal of Nursing

Register      Login

VOLUME 12 , ISSUE 3 ( July-September, 2019 ) > List of Articles

Original Article

Effectiveness of Fenugreek (Seeds) Powder Administration in Reduction of Blood Glucose Level among Patients with Type-II Diabetes Mellitus at Pillaiyarkuppam, Puducherry

Rajalakshmi Rajaraman

Keywords : Assess, Effectiveness, Fenugreek seed powder

Citation Information : Rajaraman R. Effectiveness of Fenugreek (Seeds) Powder Administration in Reduction of Blood Glucose Level among Patients with Type-II Diabetes Mellitus at Pillaiyarkuppam, Puducherry. 2019; 12 (3):68-69.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10084-12122

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 03-08-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Background and objectives: Diabetes has emerged as a major healthcare problem in India and Puducherry. It is estimated that every fifth person with diabetes will be an Indian, which is due to adopting a negative lifestyle. The study aimed to assess the effectiveness of fenugreek (seeds) powder administration in reduction of blood glucose level among type-II diabetes mellitus (DM) patients. Materials and methods: A quantitative research approach was adopted with the pre-experimental (one group pretest–posttest only) research design, and the purposive sampling technique was used to select the sample and the structured questionnaire was used to collect the data from 40 samples with type-II DM at Pillaiyarkuppam, Puducherry. The pretest glucose analysis was conducted by using a glucometer. The posttest was conducted after 2 weeks of intervention. Results: The result proves that there is an effectiveness in fenugreek seed powder administration between the pretest and posttest, the p value was highly significant at p < 0.001 level. Conclusion: It was implied that the fenugreek seeds that are easily available, cheap of cost, and used in treatment of type-II DM, help in cost-effective management of this chronic disease.


PDF Share
  1. Chockalingam G. Brunner and Suddarth's A Textbook of Medical Surgical Nursing. 23rd ed., New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers Publisher; 2019.
  2. Chockalingam G. Lewis's A Textbook of Medical Surgical Nursing, Second South Asiaed. Reed Elsevier India Private Limited; 2019.
  3. Sharma SK. Textbook of Nursing Research and Bio-Statistics. 1st ed., New Delhi: Reed Elsevier India Private Limited; 2005. pp. 99–103.
  4. Rizzo T, Cloos R, Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer##2002.
  5. Ann M. Nursing Theories and its work. 3rd ed., Philadelphia: Mosby Publications; 2007.
  6. Smith MC, Parker E. Nursing theories and nursing practice. 4th ed., Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Company; 2015.
  7. Polit H. Text book of Nursing Research. 2nd ed., New Delhi: Lippincott, Wiliams & Wilkins Publications; 2013.
PDF Share
PDF Share

© Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) LTD.