A experimental study to assess the effectiveness of ginger tea in type 2 diabetes among adults (Above 40yrs) in selected area in Tirunelveli (Kadayanallur)
G Sathiyabama and Mathunitha R
Diabetes mellitus is an ICEBERG disease, which is the most common condition in all over the countries. The present study was aim to evaluate the effectiveness of ginger tea among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients in selected area of Tirunelveli. A quantitative approach with quasi experimental research design was adopted for the present study. In samples 60 type 2 diabetes mellitus patient among which one group (30) is experimental group and other 30 is control group by using probability purposive sampling technique. An experimental group received a 2gm/day of ginger root for 21 days. A self- structured questionnaire method was used to collect both the demographic data and knowledge about the type 2 diabetes mellitus. After intervention the experimental group value of post test ‘t’ test value is 9.187 was found to be statistically significant at p greater than 0.001. Hence the findings of present study concluded that was significantly improvement in the post test level of blood glucose in the experimental group which clearly infers that ginger tea on blood glucose level was found to be effective in reducing the level of blood glucose among type 2 diabetes patients.
G Sathiyabama, Mathunitha R. A experimental study to assess the effectiveness of ginger tea in type 2 diabetes among adults (Above 40yrs) in selected area in Tirunelveli (Kadayanallur). Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2021;4(2):68-70.