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Parameter : Management Principle
|The main objective is to||Management of Diabetes is individualized and focused on attaining and maintaining a blood glucose level as near as normal as possible. It is the same irrespective of the cause of Diabetes. The 3 areas of focus are:||Diabetic patients in ayurveda are divided into two types for management purpose:|
|· keep the blood glucose level under control||· Diet||· Obese|
|· prevent natural complications of the disease||· Exercise||· Weak, lean & thin.|
|· educating the patient.||· Medication -Insulin or Oral Hypoglycemic agents.||In Madhumeha mainly palliative or alleviating treatment (Sanshaman) is given but in obese person mild cleansing or purification (Sanshodhan treatment) can be given. Disease specific drugs are given and drugs that are suitable for a particular body type is given in desired dosages and combinations.|
|As there are no disease specific medicines in Homeopathy, the selection of medicine is based on the totality of symptoms presented by the patient giving more importance to psychogenic aspect.||The emphasis is on patient education and avoiding episodes of Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia.|