The effect of Nigella sativa on type 1 diabetic patients in Nile River state

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Title The effect of Nigella sativa on type 1 diabetic patients in Nile River state
Creator Ahmed, Malak Elfaki
Mohammed, Hassan S.
Hassan, Nahid M.
Musa, Omer A.
Subject Nigella sativa
Type 1 diabetic patients
hypoglycemic effect
Description Nigella sativa (NS) is a widely used medicinal plant throughout the world. Seeds and oil have a long history of folklore usage invarious aspects of medicines and food. It has is used to treat a wide range of diseases including diabetes mellitus (DM). DM is a chronic incurable disease with high mortality and morbidity and increasing prevelance.The aim of this study was to investigate hypoglycemic effect (NS) in type 1 diabetic patients. 30 Patients with type I diabetes were included in the study. They were given NS  (2gm per day) beside their regular treatment(insulin) without change in their  dose and diet for 30 days. At the end of the study fasting blood glucose (FBG) was checked and data was analyzed using t-test and paired t-test in Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS).22 software. The mean levels of FBS before, and one month after the intervention were 259 ± 102, 134 ± 70 respectively. There was significant reduction in FBS before and after treatment  (P =0.000 ). Results showed a significant improvement in FBG in type 1 diabetic patient used NS for30 days beside their regular treatment and diet. More studies are recommended in the future to determine the optimal dose, duration and frequency of NS as an antidiabetic drugs well asto study effect of NS in prevention of diabetic complication.
Publisher Scholar Science Journals
Date 2020-03-31
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Source International Journal of Biomedical and Advance Research; Vol. 11 No. 3 (2020): Mar; e5272
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 International Journal of Biomedical and Advance Research

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