The Effect of Mangosteen (Garcinia Mangostana) Rind in The Blood Glucose Levels of Adult Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Muhtarul Anam

Abstract

Objective: This study aimed to determine the effect of mangosteen rind in blood glucose levels of adult patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) type 2

Methods: The quasi experimental method was carried out to examine the effect of mangosteen rind decoction in the blood glucose levels of adult patients with DM type 2.

Results: The blood glucose level of control group during pre and post intervention was increased, however blood glucose levels of experimental group during pre and post intervention was decreased. The blood glucose level of control and experimental group during 1st week intervention was above normal levels which is 171,27 mg/dl for control group and 178,60 mg/dl for experimental group.

Conclusion: There was a significant effect in lowering blood glucose level of adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus before and after the consumption of mangosteen rind decoction.

Keywords: Decoction; Diabetes Mellitus Type 2; Glucose Level; Mangosteen Rind; Quasy Experimental

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