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Table 2 Glycaemic parameters of groups 1 and 2

From: Anti-hyperglycaemic effects of herbal porridge made of Scoparia dulcis leaf extract in diabetics – a randomized crossover clinical trial

  Study period 1 Study period 2
FBG (mg/dL) Test (mean ± SEM) Control (mean ± SEM)
  0 week 12 weeks 14 weeks 26 weeks
Group 1a 174 ± 14 160 ± 10 199 ± 15 192 ± 19
  Control (mean ± SEM) Test (mean ± SEM)
  0 week 12 weeks 14 weeks 26 weeks
Group 2b 166 ± 11 171 ± 9 183 ± 13 160 ± 7
HbA1c (%) Test (mean ± SEM) Control (mean ± SEM)
  0 week 12 weeks 14 weeks 26 weeks
Group 1a 7.9 ± 0.46 6.5 ± 0.30a 6.5 ± 0.30 7.1 ± 0.39
  Control (mean ± SEM) Test (mean ± SEM)
  0 week 12 weeks 14 weeks 26 weeks
Group 2b 7.6 ± 0.36 7.0 ± 0.31 7.0 ± 0.31 6.7 ± 0.24
Insulin (IU/L) Test (mean ± SEM) Control (mean ± SEM)
  0 week 12 weeks 14 weeks 26 weeks
Group 1a 12.2 ± 10.4 14.9 ± 8.0 14.9 ± 8.0 12.1 ± 10.0
  Control (mean ± SEM) Test (mean ± SEM)
  0 week 12 weeks 14 weeks 26 weeks
Group 2b 16.6 ± 3.5 12.3 ± 1.5 12.3 ± 1.5 10.4 ± 1.2
  1. Week 0 and week 14 indicates the basal serum parameters as those values have been obtained prior to the intervention
  2. an = 16, bn = 19; SEM = standard error of mean; Superscripts indicate a significant difference in a parameter when compared to basal value within a study period (p <0.05)