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Effect of consumption of mixed herbs & spices in case controlled type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) patients

Mahmood, Tahir and Khattak, Muhammad Muzaffar Ali Khan and Mohd Shukri, Nor Azwani and Zulkifli , Hidayatul Hafidzah and Azam , Siti Amirah (2014) Effect of consumption of mixed herbs & spices in case controlled type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) patients. In: International Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2014 (IRIIE2014), 11th -13th June 2014, Cultural Activity Center (CAC), Internatioanal Islamic University Malaysia.

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Abstract

Herbs and spices are believed to possess hypoglycemic effects in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) patients. Twenty patients were recruited from the Medical Outpatient Department of Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan (HTAA) in Pahang, Malaysia. Ten patients were provided with placebo while the other 10 patients received four gram of mixed herbs and spices for 30 days. Blood samples were collected before and at the end of the feeding period. These samples were analyzed for parameters namely fasting blood glucose (FBG), glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) and lipid profile concentration. The result shows that there was a significant (P<0.05) reduction in the fasting blood glucose and glycosylated haemoglobin, HbA1c blood lipid profile remained unchanged. The present study indicates that the mixed herbs & spices tested in this clinical trial have some efficacy for hyperglycemia control .

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: 5145/38244
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diebetes mellitus
Subjects: T Technology > TX Home economics
T Technology > TX Home economics > TX341 Nutrition. Foods and food supply
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences > Department of Nutrition Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Muhammad Muzaffar Ali Khan Khattak
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2014 09:30
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2015 10:03
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/38244

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