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Comparison of effect of yoga on fasting blood sugar level,lipid profile and blood pressure in diabetes patient with addiction and without addiction
Suman Rai,1 Julka K,2 Chaorasia RS
Assistant Professor,1,3 Associate Professor2
1Department of Physiology, Index Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India2Department of Radiodiagnosis, Index Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India3Department of Anatomy, Index Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
AimIn the present study, an attempt was made to evaluate the benefi cial effects of pranayama on glycemic control, hypertension and dyslipidemia between addicted diabetic and non-addicted diabetic patients.


Diabetes is a global epidemic and it has been posing a biggest threat ever witnessed with devastating human, social and economic consequences.

Material Methods

The study was conducted on 28 male patients suffering from diabetes mellitus Type-II between the age group of 30-60 years, for the period of 6 month at Index Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Indore. Subject will be practicing yoga or simple pranayama (breathing exercise) for approximately 5 min for a period of 6 months.


The result of this study suggests that after 6 months of yogic exercises there is a significant decline in fasting blood sugar level of subjects who have no addiction, but lipid profile and blood pressure do not show any significant change either on addicted or non-addicted diabetes patients. The effect of yoga practice on various parameters were recorded and statistically analyzed by paired t-test for evaluation.


Diabetes mellitus silently progress it compromises the function of many of the system so, people should not delay in achieving the effective control. Yoga can be an adjuvant, but not a replacement for tested and tried medical management of diabetes mellitus Type II.

Addiction, diabetes, Pranayama.

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