International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015


Difference in Measure between Two Point Discrimination and Grip Strength among Diabetic and Non Diabetic

Hammad Ahmed Siddiqui | Dr.Nusrat Hamdani PT | Dr.Asim Ali Khan MD UNANI


Abstract: Nowadays Diabetes is the most common disease which is affecting millions of people throughout the world. International diabetes federation calls India as the diabetes capital of the world. The aim of the research is to determine the difference in measure between two point discrimination and grip strength in type II diabetes and non diabetic. Two point discrimination was measured using AESTHESIOMETER and grip strength was measured using JAMAR dynamometer for the subjects who fulfilled the inclusion and exclusion criteria. Type II diabetic patients had a reduction in grip strength and decrease sensation. The deterioration in grip strength in type II diabetes is associated with change in their skeletal muscle. Thus strengthening protocol should be incorporated from time of diagnosis in diabetic patient to delay further musculoskeletal complications.


Keywords: Diabetes, Grip strength, Two point discrimination


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015,


Pages: 380 - 383


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Hammad Ahmed Siddiqui, Dr.Nusrat Hamdani PT, Dr.Asim Ali Khan MD UNANI, "Difference in Measure between Two Point Discrimination and Grip Strength among Diabetic and Non Diabetic", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015, pp. 380-383, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB155177

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