Akhil U S
Abstract: More than half of the country's workforce regularly does their work in front of a computer, and the combination of long hours and time spent in front of a computer has resulted in a health problem. In the race of earning more money, the software professionals in India have been found to have been compromising on their health. A recent study has revealed that increasingly the software professional in the country are suffering from poor quality of life. Lifestyle diseases are diseases that appear to become ever more widespread as countries become more industrialized. Lifestyle diseases are different from other diseases because they are potentially preventable with changes in diet, lifestyle, and environment.
Keywords: BMI Body mass index CHD Coronary heart disease NRHM National rural health mission MET Metabolic equivalent task CVD Cardio vascular disease FBS Fasting blood sugar GLB Group lifestyle balance PHC Primary health care centre OPD Out-patient department DM Diabetes mellitus SES Socio-economic status HDL High density lipo protein JNC Joint national committee BP Blood pressure IGT Impaired glucose tolerance IFG Impaired fasting glucose PUVS Periurban villages MS Metabolic syndrome ATP Adult treatment panel CAD Coronary artery disease AKDN Aga Khan Development Network