The Effect of Walking and Yoga on Blood Glucose Levels in Type II Diabetes

Dr.yekefallah, leili (2015) The Effect of Walking and Yoga on Blood Glucose Levels in Type II Diabetes. International Journal of Review in Life Sciences.

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ABSTRACT Background and aims: Diabetes is a metabolic disease cause to interfere in normal metabolism; Diabetes can’t be cured, but it can be controlled by other methods including: safe exercise (. Yoga- walking <); The aim of the this study was to determine the effect of one-month regular Yoga and walking exercise on blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetic patients.Method: This Semi-Experimental study was conducted on 60 volunteer with diabetic type 2. The Participants randomly were divided in to 3 groups: 20 patients on any group (yoga, walking, and control). Yoga and walking groups practiced for 45 minutes daily for 30 days. Data were analyzed using spss win 16. P-value was considered less than 0.05 as significance criteria.Results: The differences according to age, sex, and education level and number of tablet were not significant (p>0.05). The initial Fast Blood glucose didn't show significant difference (p>0.05). After 1 month, the difference between blood glucose was significant in yoga and walking groups and between yoga and control groups. However, this difference was not significantly between walking and control group. Number of tablet between the three groups was not significant after 1 month (p>0.05). In 3 groups a significant difference was observed in Fast Blood glucose on bases repeated measurement test. (p<0.05)Conclusion: According to the findings, a month of exercise (yoga - walking) was effective in reducing blood glucose levels and in compare between yoga and walking, yoga exercise is more effective in reducing blood glucose levels. Keywords Blood Glucose; Yoga; Walking; Diabetes.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: University Portal > schools > snm
Depositing User: pr Nursing and Midwifery School
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2017 08:43
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2017 08:43
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5855

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