The patient consulted Jiva’s doctor regarding his chronic Diabetes problem. Over the years, as the disease progressed, he started experiencing progressive debility, weakness, and fatigue for a few months. He lost a few kilograms but the weight loss was not drastic. The patient said that there was no excessive urination or deterioration in vision. The patient had been taking allopathic medicines regularly, and yet his sugar was not under control. Of late, every now and then he had been feeling a burning sensation in the soles of his feet and mild numbness in the limbs too. As per the latest investigation, his fasting blood sugar level was 160 mg, and post meals his blood sugar level was 300 mg. His height was 168 cm and his weight was 80-82 kilograms.
Specific History (H/0 Present Illness)It was almost five years since the patient was diagnosed with Diabetes.
Physical/ Systemic Findings
BM – Regular and normal,
Appetite – Normal,
Urine – Frequently,
Gas – No,
Acidity – No
Memory – Weak
Sleep – Normal,
Mind – Normal to overthinking, Sweat-thirst – NormalH/0 Past illness/ FamilyHistoryHehad no history of HTN, Thyroid, and other specific problems at personal or family level. He also reported suffering from low blood pressure. Medical HistoryPatient had been taking allopathic medicines continuously but sugar levels kept fluctuating.
Dushya: Rasa, Rakta, Mansa, Meda, Ojas
Srotas: Anna vaha, Udak vaha, Rasavaha srotas
Adhishthan: Agnyashaya, Vasti
Nidana: Excess consumption of Kapha aggravating things, sedentary lifestyle, overweight, Anxiety, improper eating habits, lack of physical work etc.
· Nidan parivarjan – Avoidance of etiological factors in diet and routine that caused disease
· Shodhan Chikitsa – Some easy to practice natural detoxifying procedures were recommended.
Chikitsa – Patient education, expectation management, and approach of treatment was shared.
Diabetes Mellitus Ayurveda Remedies Plan:
Churna: Madhumehantak churna
Tablets: Diaboherb Tablet
Tejovatyadi churna Chandraprakash Rasayan
Udumbar ghan sattva Arogyadayini Vati
Specific Advice on Diabetes Mellitus Ayurvedic Treatment
Pathya: Advised to take multigrain flour, cow milk, dry fruits, practice regular walk and exercise, seasonal leafy vegetables, karela, consuming soaked methi seeds, massage soles with cow ghee/coconut oil/olive oil, drinking lukewarm water in the morning, heeng-ajawain boiled water for indigestion and Piles, sitz bath in alum water for Piles complain etc.
Avoid sweets and other sugar-based things, rice, potato, carbonated drinks, white flour products, curd, pickle, non-veg food etc should not be consumed.
Modifications/Changes made in a prescription for Diabetes Ayurvedic Medicine List during the course.
Below changed medicines were given as per the patient’s feedback:
In June, 2017 In Powder, Udumbar ghan sattva was replaced with Bala mool churna while in tablet, Chandra prakash rasayan vati was changed to Sandhi rog har guggulu. In products, Karela juice was added.
In Oct, 2017 In Powder, Balamool churna was replaced with Shuddha shilajeet bhasma and Trisiddha churna was changed with Shivakshar pachan churna. Chandrapraksha rasayan was brought back instead of Sandhirog har guggulu and Amritadi guggulu was given in place of Arogyadayini vati.
Outcome for Diabetes Mellitus Ayurvedic Treatment was recorded.