Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020, Page: 41-46
Role of Comprehensive Diabetes Care in Known Diabetes Patients from Vidarbha Region
Rohit Sane, Madhavbaug Cardiac Hospitals and Clinics, Thane, India
Rahul Mandole, Department of Research & Development, Madhavbaug Cardiac Clinic and Hospital, Thane, India
Gurudatta Anand Amin, Madhavbaug Cardiac Clinic and Hospital, Thane, India
Pravin Ghadigaokar, Madhavbaug Cardiac Clinic and Hospital, Thane, India
Sneha Paranjape, Madhavbaug Cardiac Clinic and Hospital, Mumbai, India
Komal Vasnik, Madhavbaug Cardiac Clinic and Hospital, Vidarbha, India
Sumera Sabir, Madhavbaug Cardiac Clinic and Hospital, Dhantoli, Nagpur, India
Rupali Kaware, Madhavbaug Cardiac Clinic and Hospital, Rajpath, Amravati, India
Rakesh Kukade, Madhavbaug Cardiac Clinic and Hospital, Mhalgi Nagar, Nagpur, India
Received: Jul. 13, 2020;       Accepted: Jul. 27, 2020;       Published: Sep. 3, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijde.20200503.12      View  105      Downloads  45
Introduction: Number of patients with Diabetes Mellitus (DM) have been doubled in past few decades. India is particularly facing impending massive rise in number of diabetic cases, and therefore India is termed as Diabetes capital of the world by most of the clinicians. Worryingly, prevalence in Vidarbha region in India is rising and its figure as per published literature is >5%. Comprehensive diabetes care (CDC) is form of Ayurvedic therapy which combines panchkarma techniques and herbal drugs. Aims and objectives: The present study was initiated to evaluate the effectiveness of CDC in patients of DM in terms of glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c), body mass index (BMI), oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), body weight, abdominal girth, etc. in Vidarbha region of India. Materials and methods: The present observational study was conducted across various Madhavbaug clinics in Vidarbha region of India. Data of the patients who were diagnosed with DM i.e. HbA1c>6.5% and received CDC therapy of 6 settings over 12 weeks was analysed. Results: In the present study, out of 293 type 2 diabetic patients, 179 were males (61%), while 114 were females (39%), thus male: female ratio was 1.57:1. At the end of 12 weeks of CDC therapy, number of patients with controlled DM (154) was significantly increased as compared to baseline (0), while the HbA1c also reduced from 6.89 at week 12 as compared to 8.45 at baseline, which was statistically significant. Other parameters like BMI, abdominal girth, etc. were significantly improved after 12 weeks of CDC therapy. Conclusion: Given the findings of present study, CDC therapy can be used as efficacious alternative form of therapy in the management of DM.
Diabetes Mellitus, Comprehensive Diabetes Care, Ayurveda, Panchkarma
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Rohit Sane, Rahul Mandole, Gurudatta Anand Amin, Pravin Ghadigaokar, Sneha Paranjape, Komal Vasnik, Sumera Sabir, Rupali Kaware, Rakesh Kukade, Role of Comprehensive Diabetes Care in Known Diabetes Patients from Vidarbha Region, International Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2020, pp. 41-46. doi: 10.11648/j.ijde.20200503.12
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