2017, Vol. 2, Issue 2
Effect of twelve week yoga programme on type – II diabetes mellitus
Author(s): Dr. Deepak Paswan
Diabetes Mellitus is the most common and possibly one of the oldest metabolic disorders in the worlds. It is characterized by multi-system dysfunction due to an elevated blood sugar level. An objective of the study is to investigate the effect of twelve weeks yoga programme on Type – II diabetic mellitus forty Type – II diabetic patients (n-40) from Health centre were randomly selected as subjects. The age of the subjects ranged from 25 to 60 years. The subjects divided into four group of ten subjects each (n – 10 ) in which group I underwent to asana exercise, group II underwent pranayama exercise, group III underwent combination of asana & pranayama exercise and group IV acted as control group who did not undergo any special training programme apart from their regular activities. Blood sugar and urine sugar was selected as a test variable and assessed before and after the training period. The collected data were statistically analyzed by using Analysis of Covariance and Post hoc test to determine the paired mean difference. From the result of the study, it was found that there was a significant reduction in blood sugar of training group when compared to control group.
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Dr. Deepak Paswan. Effect of twelve week yoga programme on type – II diabetes mellitus. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2017; 2(2): 07-12.