A PILOT STUDY ON MANAGEMENT OF MADHUMEGAM (DIABETES MELLITUS TYPE-II) AT NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SIDDHA, CHENNAI-47.


Kirubagaran Annamalai

Abstract


    To rule out which of the combination of drug is the most beneficial for the patient to manage Madhumegam(Diabetes-Type-2). Some of them are taking only siddha medicines, and some of them are taking siddha medicines combined with allopathic medicines. So we have planned to do a pilot study on the management of Madhumegam patients in NIS as a Retrospective study.Data collection for assessment has been done by retrieving from the individuals’ OPD records and using questionnaire method, at the time of OPD treatment at NIS. Data for 105 Madhumegam patients were collected  and taken up for the study.

The statistical analysis reveals that the reduction of blood sugar for(siddha only) Group I at fasting was statistically significant(P<0.0001) and Group-II(siddha and allopathy) it was not significant(P=0.73).  The statistical analysis reveals that the reduction of blood sugar for(siddha only) Group I at postprandial was statistically significant(P<0.0001) and Group-II(siddha and allopathy) it was not significant(P=0.55). The stability of sugar level is seen in siddha group, but a marked deviation is in the combined group.

 The siddha medicine alone treated group (Group I) shows significant reduction of blood sugar both at fasting and post prandial. The siddha and allopathy treated group(Group II) has not shown significant reduction.

Key words: Madhumegam, siddha,diabetes,allopathy, Retrospective, blood sugar.


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Title

A PILOT STUDY ON MANAGEMENT OF MADHUMEGAM (DIABETES MELLITUS TYPE-II) AT NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SIDDHA, CHENNAI-47.

Date

01-04-2016

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Innovare Journal of Health Sciences
Vol 4 Issue 2 2016 ( April-May) Page: 5-8

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2347-5536

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Kirubagaran Annamalai
National institute of siddha
India


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