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Mas cotek (Ficus Deltoidea Jack) as possible supplement for type II diabetes: a pilot study

Draman, Samsul and Md Aris, Mohd Aznan and Mohd Rus, Razman and Akter, Seikh Farid Uddin and Hanif, Azlina and A. Rahman, Nor Azlina and Khattak, Muzaffar Ali Khan and Hazali, Norazlanshah and , Azian (2012) Mas cotek (Ficus Deltoidea Jack) as possible supplement for type II diabetes: a pilot study. Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 35 (1). pp. 93-102. ISSN 1511-3701

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Abstract

The aim of this research was to study the effect of the Ficus deltoidea (Mas Cotek) leaves on fasting blood sugar, renal and lipid profile of Type II diabetic patients. This study was carried out at Polyclinic Balok, located in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. Twenty patients participated in the study and they were divided into two (2) groups of ten (10) patients each. The inclusion criteria were registered as diabetic patients in the health centre, diagnosed as type II diabetes mellitus for more than one (1) year, age 18 years and above, HbA1c more than 6.5% and have contactable telephone number. The patients in the intervention group has been given F. deltoidea 350 mg twice daily orally and monitored every 20 days for two (2) months. In conclusion, the effects on fasting blood sugar, HbA1C, renal and lipid profiles were not significant. The patients in the intervention group felt energetic and fresh compared to the control.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5011/35903
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diabetes mellitus, energetic, fasting blood sugar, feeling fresh, ficus deltoidea, lipid profile, renal profile
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences > Department of Basic Health Sciences (Until June 2011)
Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences > Department of Nutrition Sciences
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Kulliyyah of Pharmacy > Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Depositing User: Dr. Norazlanshah Hazali
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2014 12:46
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2016 11:12
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/35903

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