:: Volume 20, Number 4 (Iranian South Medical Journal 2017) ::
Iran South Med J 2017, 20(4): 326-338 Back to browse issues page
on The Study of Herbal Combination Effect of Securigera Securidaca, Vaccinium Arctostaphylos, Citrullus Colocynthis and Coriandrium Sativum on Triglyceride of Pre-Diabetic Elderlies
Zinab Shababi1, Shahnaz Pouladi *2, Ali Reza Raeisi3, Nilofar Motamed4, Mohammad Reza Farzaneh3
1- Student Research Committee, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
2- Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran , Sh.pooladi@bpums.ac.ir
3- Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
4- Department of Social Medicine, School of Medicine, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
Abstract:   (74 Views)
Background: Increasing blood sugar and hyperlipidemia in diabetic patients may lead to enhance late complications of diabetes. So, the aim of this study was to evaluate the herbal combination effects of securigera securidaca, vaccinium arctostaphylos, citrullus colocynthis and coriandrium sativum on triglyceride of pre-diabetic elderlies.
Materials and Methods: In a single-blind randomized controlled trial, 60 pre-diabetic persons aged 60 to 70 years with triglyceride level of 180-250 mg/dl were selected. They were divided in two groups (drug and placebo) randomly. The drug group patients recieved diet with 500 mg capsules of herbal blend once a day and the placebo group in the same period received diet and placebo capsules (500 mg flour). Their triglyceride levels in 2 groups were evaluated after 30 days.finally,  SPSS software 18 was used to data analysis.
Results: In this study, comparing the mean triglyceride and the mean changes in triglyceride had no significant statistical diffrences before and after the intervention, also comparing the mean triglyceride levels before and after the intervention, separetly Translation errorin vegetable capsules group (drug) or placebo had no significant statistical diffrences.
Conclusion: Regarding to the ineffectiveness of of 30-day intervention of herbal blend on elderlies’s triglyceride, it is recommended to perform more study regarding to drug dose and time of consumption of these herbal medications.
Keywords: elderly, pre-diabetes, hyperlipidemia, securigera securidaca, vaccinium arctostaphylos, citrullus colocynthis, coriandrium sativum
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Disorders of Systemic, Metabolic or Environmental Origin
Received: 2017/08/27 | Accepted: 2017/08/27 | Published: 2017/08/27



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