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Indian Journal of Clinical Anatomy and Physiology
Year : 2015, Volume : 2, Issue : 1
First page : ( 26) Last page : ( 30)
Print ISSN : 2394-2118. Online ISSN : 2394-2126.

A study of magnesium supplementation on glycemic control in patients of type-2 diabetes mellitus

Singh Yogendra Raj1, Verma Shilpi2, Agrawal Dushyant3,*, Singh Brijendra3, Bhardwaj Ashutosh4, Agrawal Gitika Arya5

1Department of Physiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Jodhpur, India

2Department of Anesthesiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Jodhpur, India

3Department of Anatomy, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Jodhpur, India

4Department of Physiology, S.N.Medical College, Agra, India

5Dr. Sarvepali Radhakrishnan Rajasthan Ayurved University, Jodhpur, India

*Corresponding Author: E-mail: dushyantanatomy@gmail.com

Online published on 16 April, 2015.

Abstract

Aim

To study the effect of magnesium supplementation on glycemic control in diabetic patients.

Material and Methods

Total of 120 patients of diabetes mellitus type-2 (Group I-60 patients with oral Magnesium & Group II-60 without Magnesium supplementation) were investigated for Fasting Blood Sugar, Serum Magnesium, at various visits to OPD. Measured data was analyzed statistically.

Observations & Result

Mean Baseline value for fasting blood glucose was 144.32±0.94 and after treatment values at 16 weeks 128.93±0.75 was observed in Group I patients. In Group II; fasting blood glucose was 145.20±1.12 and after treatment values at 16 weeks 134.18±0.94.

Conclusion

This difference between before and after treatment was considered highly significant in group I patients than Group II patients. This suggested magnesium supplementation helps in glycemic control.

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Keywords

Diabetes Mellitus, Glycemic Control, Metformin, Magnesium.

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