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Vol. 8, Issue 5 (2019)

Assess the knowledge regarding home remedies for diabetes mellitus among diabetic patients

Author(s):
Shiji George, Akhila Valsan Abraham, Ankit Goyal, Jitesh Dorkar, Prateek Barari and Vaishali Gaikwad
Abstract:
Global prevalence of diabetes for all age-groups worldwide was estimated to be 2.8% in 2000 and 4.4% in 2030. The total number of people with diabetes is projected to rise from 171 million in 2000 to 366 million in 2030. According to the latest 2016 data from WHO 422 million adults having diabetes mellitus. Currently diabetes affects more than 62 million Indians which more than 7.1% of the adult population. The prevalence of diabetes is higher in men than women, but there are more women with diabetes than men. Murraya Koenigii (Curry leaves) is one such medicinal plant which is being explored for its controlling blood sugar level of diabetes patients. The uses of home remedies will reduce the diabetes in the individual. And it has no any side effects. The uses of aloe vera, bitter guard, goose berry etc., will reduce diabetes.
The present study title: “Home remedies for diabetes mellitus among diabetic patient.” The objective of the study was to identify, to assess the knowledge regarding home remedies of diabetes mellitus among patient; and to associate findings with selected demographical variables. The objective of the study was, to assess the knowledge regarding home remedies of diabetes mellitus among patients, to associate findings with demographical variables.
Material and methods: In present study, researcher adopted quantitative approach. It was carried out on 80 patients. The Non-probability purposive sampling technique was used to select patients for Diabetic patients in the age group above 35-65years.
Result: The demographic characteristics shows that the majority 45 (56.25%) were are female, 21(26.25%) patients belongs to age group 56 to 60 and, 41(51.25%) patients are in nuclear family, 40 (50%) of the patients are other specify (self-business, unemployed, housewife), 29(36.25%) patients are secondary educated, 29 (36.25%) have diabetes since 1 year and 53(66.25%) patients have insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.
Conclusion: from the above research, we conclude that the patients have adequate knowledge about home remedies for diabetes mellitus.
Recommendation: Similar study can be studied in different setting with large population. A further researches can carried out in specific type of home remedies. Different study can be done.
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How to cite this article:
Shiji George, Akhila Valsan Abraham, Ankit Goyal, Jitesh Dorkar, Prateek Barari, Vaishali Gaikwad. Assess the knowledge regarding home remedies for diabetes mellitus among diabetic patients. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(5):531-534.

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