P .V. Ram prasad, V. Radhakrishnan, E. Prabhakar Reddy


Type II diabetes mellitus is a global health problem and one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality. Healthy nutritional habits are  established in childhood and adolescence, which are  considered the crucial periods in the human’s life, because during them  the human body is still developing  and is being built up to maintain a healthy adulthood later on. In contrast, poor nutritional habits established in these periods are responsible for the development  of chronic diseases. Appropriate use of diet and exercise can improve insulin sensitivity and glycemic control and decrease the need for oral medications or insulin. The total study was conducted in the SLIMS of puducherry for type 2 Diabetes patients in 30 Male and 30 Female, The patients were taken into the study with informed consent. To give information to the diabetics to not to take foods like rich in carbohydrate, fat and other fleshy foods. In our study most of the patients were the sweets, milk products and sweet fruits. 60% of the people were exercise mostly in the form of walking and formers are working regularly in the fields. In our study were given 60% of the patients were aware of diabetes and life style habits changed in the coastal south side area of puducherry . conclusion is to increase the awareness programme in and around the Puducherry population, prevention of diabetes and management of diabetes in Puducherry.


Diabetes mellitus, Physical activity, Nutrition, Blood Pressure.

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