International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 6, Issue 12, Part E (2020)
A study to assess the effectiveness of yoga therapy on RBS count among patient with diabetes mellitus
Dr. Bhuvaneswari G, Deborahl A and Selvarani D
Diabetes mellitus is known to the human beings for many years. Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disease characterized by increased levels of glucose in the blood, resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action or both. Yoga was practiced by Lord Shiva and other sage and it is a gift to Indian culture and heritage of it. It has a great role in upholding of our body and health.
Methodology: A quantitative approach research design was used.60 sample were selected by using convenient sampling technique. The demographic data was collected and pre-test value of random blood glucose was checked. Followed by yoga therapy that was taught to the patients and it continued for one week. After 1 week the post-test value of RBS was checked.
Result: The result of the study revealed that, the post-test mean value was lower than the pre - test. The paired ‘t’ value found statistically significant and it shows that yoga therapy is effective on reducing random blood sugar Level. The present study shows that the demographic variables sex, type of family and family history of diabetes had shown statistically significant association with post-test level of RBS at p <0.05 level and the other demographic variables had not shown statistically significant association with post-test level of RBS among diabetes patients.
Conclusion: The study findings concluded that teaching yoga to all the people of all the ages, not only bring a better health but also a significant improvement in their life.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Bhuvaneswari G, Deborahl A, Selvarani D. A study to assess the effectiveness of yoga therapy on RBS count among patient with diabetes mellitus. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(12):286-289.