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Abstract

Diabetes mellitus, a chronic metabolic disorder, affects millions of individuals worldwide. The management of diabetes is essential to prevent complications and improve the quality of life of those affected. Two primary approaches to diabetes treatment are Allopathy, a conventional system of medicine, and Ayurveda, an ancient system of traditional medicine. This study aims to provide a comparative analysis of these two approaches in the treatment of diabetes. The research involves a comprehensive review of the scientific literature, clinical studies, and expert opinions related to diabetes treatment in both Allopathy and Ayurveda. It explores the principles, methodologies, and therapeutic options offered by each system, including pharmaceutical interventions, dietary guidelines, lifestyle modifications, and herbal remedies. The study also examines the safety, efficacy, and side effects associated with treatments in both Allopathy and Ayurveda. Factors such as cost, accessibility, and patient preferences are considered to provide a holistic view of the two approaches. The results of this comparative study will help healthcare professionals, patients, and policymakers make informed decisions about diabetes treatment options. By understanding the strengths and limitations of Allopathy and Ayurveda in managing diabetes, individuals can choose the most suitable approach based on their unique needs and beliefs. Additionally, it may highlight areas of potential synergy between these systems, paving the way for integrated and personalized approaches to diabetes care.

Keywords

Diabetes mellitus, Allopathic medicine, Ayurvedic treatment, Blood glucose control, Insulin therapy, Herbal remedies, Pharmacological intervention, Lifestyle modifications, Side effects, Efficacy, Long-term outcomes, Patient satisfaction, Integrative medicine, Complementary therapies, Traditional medicine, Holistic approach, Clinical trials

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Angad Bhaskar Newre
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Final year B-pharmacy, SDSPM'S Nandkumar Shinde College of Pharmacy Vaijapur, Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, Maharashtra.

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Abhay S. Jejurkar
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Final year B-pharmacy, SDSPM'S Nandkumar Shinde College of Pharmacy Vaijapur, Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, Maharashtra.

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Akash S. Pagar
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Final year B-pharmacy, SDSPM'S Nandkumar Shinde College of Pharmacy Vaijapur, Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, Maharashtra.

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Akshay S. Gavali
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Final year B-pharmacy, SDSPM'S Nandkumar Shinde College of Pharmacy Vaijapur, Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, Maharashtra.

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Dr. Rajendra M. Kawde
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Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University, Lonere, Raigad, Maharashtra.

Angad Bhaskar Newre*, Abhay S. Jejurkar, Akash S. Pagar, Akshay S. Gavali, Dr. Rajendra M. Kawde, A Comparative Study of Diabetic Treatment – Allopathy vs. Ayurveda, Int. J. in Pharm. Sci., 2023, Vol 1, Issue 11, 152-163. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10073506

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