Impact Of Treadmill Running On Blood Glucose Level Of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients In Ghurki Trust And Teaching Hospital


  • Samiya Noreen Elite College of Management Scienes, Gujranwala, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Shafique Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Tayyaba Mustafa Mian Fatima Memorial Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Hafiz Abdul Rehman Shalamar Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Abdul Rehman Shalamar Medical And Dental College, Lahore, Pakistan



Diabetes, Aerobic Exercises, Breathing Exercises, ROM’s


Type 2 diabetes mellitus were define by WHO (world health organization) that “It is a metabolic syndrome which is characterized by prolonged increase in blood glucose level due to any abnormality in insulin action or release of insulin. It is also known as noninsulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM)”According to American diabetic Association (ADA) in 2004, the symptoms of long term increase glucose level in blood includes frequent urination, increase thirst, excessive hunger and blurry sight. Methodos: Quasi Experimental study design without control group,the duration for the study was 4 months.The study was conducted at Physiotherapy Department, Ghurki trust and teaching hospital. Blood glucose level, Glucose meter and treadmill runningwere outcome measures. Convenient sampling technique was used, 42 subjects were included in study. They were recruited from Ghurki Trust and Teaching Hospital. Diagnosed patients of diabetes mellitus type 2 were eligible. Patients, who fulfil the inclusion criteria, were interviewed and examined by the diabetic clinician in Ghurki trust and teaching hospital. By using convenient sampling method the subject was selected to perform the task.  The experimental procedure last for half an hour includes 5 minutes warm up 20 minutes treadmill run and 5 minutes of cool down. In warm up and cool down period mild stretching exercise, active ROM and breathing exercise for 5 minutes Selected Individuals was run on treadmill at a speed of 8km/hour (5miles per hour) for 20 minutes after doing warm up exercise. Conclusion: The aerobic exercise intervention is an effective tool to control the noninsulin dependent diabetes mellitus as it lower the blood glucose level but exercise must be performed regularly to have good results. Most of the patients with controlled diabetes are able to perform aerobic exercise safely as long as some precautionary measure is taken. Increase physical activity is a key for good health in patients with type 2 diabetes


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How to Cite

Noreen, S., Shafique, M. ., Mian, T. M. ., Rehman, H. A. ., Rehman, A. ., Shafiq, M. S. ., Zafar, . I. ., & Masood, R. (2021). Impact Of Treadmill Running On Blood Glucose Level Of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients In Ghurki Trust And Teaching Hospital. Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 4(2), 268–271.



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