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Case Studies | Nutrition Science | India | Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021
A Survey on the Evaluation of Dietary Intakes and Nutritional Knowledge in Female Patients with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Keya Sarkar | Monisha Nath  | Riya Sarkar  | Nirban Roy
Abstract: This present study is an attempt to enhance the nutritional knowledge in the selected age group of women. Dietary education carries a significant role for the prevention of type 2 diabetes and also from its different types of complications. Hence, Providing the proper education and counselling are very much needed and also explain the meal planning and teaching carbohydrate counting for 40-60 age group women in selected area. Method: Cross-sectional study was conducted for 1 month & Complete Enumeration methods was used for sampling. Result: Majority (80%)of the respondent patients does not know the term diabetes, almost respondent patients (76.7%) does not follow a diet. Conclusion:The mentioned study has been shown to found that the female patients aged 50-60 years were most prone to be affected in type 2 diabetes. Since the referred female patients were unaccustomed to the different dietary plans that should be taken care of during this period of time, the chances of type 2 diabetes, that is diabetes mellitus, was found to be increased.
Keywords: Diabetes mellitus, Knowledge, diet, Education
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021,
Pages: 737 - 742
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