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Title: Dietary intake and clinical profile of the children with diabetes mallitus
Researcher: Kakani, Swarupa
Guide(s): Reddy, Lalitha R P
Keywords: Diabetes management
Insulin therapy
Nutrition education
University: Bangalore University
Completed Date: 
Abstract: newline The study has been conducted with an aim to find out the dietary intake and newlineclinical profile of the children with Diabetes Mellitus and to study the effect of newlinediabetes management education intervention program in the management of newlinethe disease. The total sample consisted of 132 subjects, which included from newline82 subjects from IGICH and 50 from SH South Bangalore. Out of 132 subjects newlineselected for the study, 129 were Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM) and 3 were newlineType 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM). The subjects were in the age group of 1- 18 newlineyears. A pre tested interview schedule was administered on the subjects to newlinecollect the required information. The mean energy and macro nutrient (CHO, newlineProtein and Fat) intake of the subjects were calculated based on 3- day dietary newlinerecall method and compared with RDA. It was found that there was significant newlineincrease in CHO intake compared to the RDA. It was also found that the newlinesubjects diets were deficient in calories and protein. All the subjects (n=81) newlineabove 10 years of age from the total sample were selected for intervention newlineprogram based on diabetic education. At the end of 12 weeks of intervention, newline40 subjects continued with the programme while the others dropped out. At newlinethe end of the intervention period a significant improvement pertaining to their newlinedietary intake, HbA1c levels and quality of life were recorded. However, the newlineconcept of fixing insulin dosage based on the CHO counting did not work newlinesince the subjects failed in fixing their bolus insulin dosage based on the CHO
Pagination: xviii, 190p.
Appears in Departments:Department of Home Sciecne

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