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RESEARCH ARTICLE

A Study To Assess The Effectiveness Of Ivy Gourd (Coccinia Indica) In Reduction Of Blood Glucose Level Among Patients With Type II Diabetes Mellitus

OG Parvathy, S Kamalam, Elavarasi

Keywords : IVY gourd (coccinia indica), blood glucose level, diabetes mellitus

Citation Information : Parvathy O, Kamalam S, E. A Study To Assess The Effectiveness Of Ivy Gourd (Coccinia Indica) In Reduction Of Blood Glucose Level Among Patients With Type II Diabetes Mellitus. 2016; 9 (1):30-31.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-9-1-30

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives: To find out the level of blood glucose among diabetic population and to assess the effectiveness of Ivy gourd in reduction of blood glucose level. Method: A pre experimental (one group- Pre test post test study) Result: ‘t’ value is 14.598 in fasting blood glucose and ‘t’ value is 9.442 in postprandial values. P value less 0.0001. Conclusion: As a natural plant Ivy gourd has less side effects and is cheaply and easily available.


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