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Vol. 9, Issue 10 (2020)

Impact of teaching module on the dietary intake of type 2 diabetic patients

Author(s):
Karmjeet Kaur, Dr. Harpreet Kaur, Dr. Kiran Bains and Dr. Jaswinder K Brar
Abstract:
Diabetes is a single leading cause of regeneration of multiple degenerative diseases. The number of diabetic population is increasing day by day due to wrong food choices, faulty eating habits, sedentary life style and lack of nutritional knowledge. Nutritional knowledge plays a vital role in diabetes management. Right choices of food can improve the blood glucose level and helps in preventing the diabetes mellitus. In the present pilot work, efficacy of nutrition counseling was assessed on the diabetic patients (Control=60, experimental =60) in terms of improvement in their blood glucose level, food intake, nutrient intake, nutritional knowledge etc. The findings (p>0.05, 0.01) revealed that nutrition counseling for a period of three months helps in improving the conditions of diabetic patients.
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How to cite this article:
Karmjeet Kaur, Dr. Harpreet Kaur, Dr. Kiran Bains, Dr. Jaswinder K Brar. Impact of teaching module on the dietary intake of type 2 diabetic patients. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(10):497-505.

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