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Table 2 Variables before and after intervention

From: Effect of ginger on the blood glucose level of women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) with impaired glucose tolerance test (GTT): a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial

variablesGinger
Mean ± SD
Placebo
Mean ± SD
P-value**
BS2hpp (before)127.27 ± 28.40122.39 ± 27.400.46
BS2hpp (after)116.46 ± 21.86119.58 ± 20.980.54
P-value*P = 0.003P = 0.469 
FBS (before)96.28 ± 6.2497.57 ± 3.610.38
FBS (after)92.37 ± 7.6995.78 ± 5.610.04
P-value*P = 0.004P = 0.092 
Insulin (before)11.60 ± 3.3011.40 ± 4.500.81
Insulin (after)10.03 ± 2.6011.90 ± 3.700.01
P-value*P<0.001P = 0.095 
HOMA (before)2.76 ± 0.862.74 ± 1.010.92
HOMA (after)2.28 ± 0.632.82 ± 0.910.05
P-value*P<0.001P = 0.359 
  1. BS2hpp; Blood Sugar 2 h post-prandial
  2. ** Student,s T-test was carried out for comparison of the groups
  3. *Paired T-test was carried out for comparison of changes between the groups