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Research Article Volume 7 Issue 9

Glycaemic and Lipidemic Profile of Type-2 Diabetic Adults: An Intervention Study with Capparis Decidua

Indoria Archana and Boolchandani Reshama

Research Scholar, Department of Home Science, University of Rajasthan Jaipur

*Corresponding Author: Indoria Archana, Research Scholar, Department of Home Science, University of Rajasthan Jaipur.

Received: July 24, 2023; Published: August 16, 2023


Introduction: Indian population is moving towards non communicable diseases at an alarming rate, with Type 2 Diabetes mellitus (T2DM) affecting a huge segment of adults, so much so that India has become the Diabetes capital of the world. Along with the various treatment options available, some plant-based options can be explored for their phytochemical properties and nutritional benefits, along with the allopathic treatment options available. One such option that can be tapped is the fruit of Capparis decidua (Kair), which is commonly consumed in various parts of India, especially Rajasthan. It has been traditionally used as an antidiabetic agent but there are very few published research studies regarding its medicinal use, hence it was chosen for the present study.

Objective: The present study evaluated the antihyperglycemic and antihyperlipidemic effects of Capparis decidua powder on adult men and women with Type 2 Diabetes mellitus.

Methodology: The Capparis decidua powder was orally given to adult men and women with T2DM at the dose of 250mg/kg body weight for an intervention period of 90 days. Adult male and female diabetic patients in the age group between 35 to 55 years using purposive sampling technique, who are fulfilling inclusion criteria were selected for the present study.

Results: Changes in Biochemical parameters (Fasting blood glucose, post prandial blood glucose, Hba1c, Total cholesterol, Triglyceride, HDL, LDL and VLDL) were found to be statistically significant at 5% level of significance.

Conclusion: Capparis decidua powder has potent antidiabetic and antihyperlipidemic activities.

Keywords: Glycaemic; Lipidemic Profile; Capparis Decidua


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Citation: Indoria Archana and Boolchandani Reshama. “Glycaemic and Lipidemic Profile of Type-2 Diabetic Adults: An Intervention Study with Capparis Decidua". Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 7.9 (2023): 72-78.


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