Ayurvedic Management of Diabetes mellitus: A Case Study

Subhash Sharma

Abstract


With the rising socioeconomic standards, Diabetes mellitus is becoming country’s fastest growing disease burden over 16 years to 2016. Acc. To WHO, India had 69.2 million people living with diabetes in 2015 and by 2030, nearly 98 million people in India may have type 2 diabetes. Scientists are still continuing to develop improved treatment options to give people with diabetes the best possible quality of life. Recognising the potential of ayurveda for treating metabolic diseases, the present clinical study was done in which patient of diabetes mellitus was managed with ayurvedic formulations. The drugs were given in adequate doses for 3 months along with pathya (SAT-H.2) ahara (SAT-H.1) vihara (dietary advice and day regimen)(SAT-J.58). Follow up was done after every 1 month. The patient showed marked improvement with the ayurvedic drugs. So it was concluded that the drugs selected have very good hypoglycemic activity so can be used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.


Keywords


Diabetes mellitus, ayurveda, hypoglycemic activity

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