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J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac 2017, 15(3): 218-229 Back to browse issues page
THE COMPRISON OF EXERCISE AS A COPMPLEMENTARY THERAPY AND WALKING EXERCISE ON THE FASTING BLOOD GLUCOSE OF PEOPLE WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES
miss Forough Rafii1, miss Daryadokht Masroor2, mr Hamid Haghani3, miss Hamideh Azimi 4
1- Professor Nursing Care Research Center, Dept. of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2- Faculty member Dept. of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
3- Faculty member Biostatistics Dept., School of Public Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
4- Student Master degree in Medical Surgical Nursing Student Master Degree in Medical Surgical Nursing, Student Research Committee of Nursing and Midwifery School, Iran University of Medical Sciences Tehran, Iran (Corresponding Author) , h.azimi88@yahoo.com
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Background & Aims: to prevent and control diabetes as a complex chronic disease, monitoring of blood glucose and professional nursing care are necessary. Due to side effects and heavy expense of chemical drugs, using of no pharmaceutical methods such as exercise, has become advocated. The aim of this study was to comparison the effect regular tai chi and walking exercise on fasting blood glucose levels in patients with type2diabetes.

Materials & Methods: It was a semi-experimental three group trial that was done in Tehran in1395, 100 patients with type 2 diabetes were randomly assigned into three groups (Taichi, walking, control). Taichi and Walking groups practiced for30minutes, 3days a week for8consecutive weeks.Fasting blood glucose was measured one day before and one day after the study.Data was analyzed by descriptive statistics, paired T, ANOVA, Sheaffe and Chi-square tests using SPSS (v.16). Level of significance was considered as less than0.05.

Results: according to paired t test,there was a significant difference between the mean of before and after fasting blood glucose of Tai chi exercise group and also walking exercise group(p<0.05).However there was not any significant difference between the mean of the after fasting blood glucose of Tai chi and walking exercise groups(p=0.571), but the mean of after fasting blood glucose between walking and control groups regard to tai chi and control groups was more.There was a significant difference between the mean of after fasting blood glucose of Tai chi and control groups(p=0.001)also between walking and control groups (p<0.001).

Conclusion: According to the findings, 8weeks of exercise (taichi or walking) reduces fasting blood glucose levels; therefore, both of these exercises are recommended to patients with type2diabetes.However, walking exercise is more effective on the reduction of blood glucose.

Keywords: Complementary therapy, Tai Chi, Walking, Exercise, Diabetes
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Rafii F, Masroor D, Haghani H, Azimi H. THE COMPRISON OF EXERCISE AS A COPMPLEMENTARY THERAPY AND WALKING EXERCISE ON THE FASTING BLOOD GLUCOSE OF PEOPLE WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES. J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2017; 15 (3) :218-229
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