International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part A
Effectiveness of guava leaf tea in reducing postprandial blood glucose among type -2 diabetic clients
Krishna Priya V and Mogana Priya R
The present aim was to assess the effective the effectiveness of guava leaf tea in reducing postprandial blood glucose among type-2 diabetic clients at Thirumazhisai, Thiruvallur District. A quantitative research approach and Pre experimental one group pre-test post-test research design was adopted for the present study. 35 type II diabetes mellitus clients selected by purposive sampling technique. Structured questionnaire was used to collect the demographic variables and observation schedule to assess the postprandial blood glucose among type II diabetic clients. Among 35 study participants the mean score of blood glucose was 305.43±67.27 and the post test mean score was 197.28±29.52. The calculated paired ‘t’ test value of t = 11.740 was found to be statistically significant at p<0.001 level. Hence the findings of present study concluded that, that Guava Leaf Tea on blood glucose administered to the type II diabetes mellitus clients was found to be effective and there was significant reduction in the level of blood glucose in the post test.