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Research Paper | Nutrition Science | India | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023
Study of Association between Knowledge and Practice Versus Dietary Pattern of type 2 Diabetes Patients in Eastern India
Abstract: The present study evaluates the knowledge and practice related to dietary pattern among type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients of eastern India. We have randomly selected the data of 100 patients, who visited the clinics and hospitals in Kolkata. All the data have been collected from clinical records and questionnaire survey to know the knowledge and practice related to dietary pattern among T2DM patients. The association between knowledge and practice related to the dietary pattern did not observe statistically significant difference among T2DM patients. Moreover, maximum frequency of knowledge observed good, but the frequency was higher in poor practice. In conclusion, knowledge and practice related to dietary pattern, higher frequency of good knowledges but poor practices were recorded, which may influence the prevalence of T2DM in the patients of eastern India. This is a preliminary study and further suggested with a larger sample size to study the dietary management through knowledge and practice for T2DM patients.
Keywords: Type 2Diabetes mellitus, Dietary pattern, Knowledge and Practice, Diabetic management, Eastern India
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,
Pages: 2051 - 2053