FOOD HABITS, LIFESTYLE, KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICES OF MALE DIABETIC SUBJECTS AS INFLUENCED BY NUTRITION COUNSELLING

Article Id: ARCC361 | Page : 220-227
Citation :- FOOD HABITS, LIFESTYLE, KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICES OF MALE DIABETIC SUBJECTS AS INFLUENCED BY NUTRITION COUNSELLING.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2013.(32):220-227
Kanchan Sandhu and R. Sachdeva
Address : College of Home Science, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana- 141 004, India

Abstract

Ninety male diabetic subjects aged 35-50 years, free from the serious complications were selected and equally divided into three groups’ viz. Nutrition counselling Group (NCG), Chromium Supplementation Group (CSG) and Only Medication Group (OMG). All the groups were treated as their own control groups for a period of one month and further followed for three months. NCG was imparted nutrition counselling in individual and group contact along with the prescribed medicines. CSG was given chromium in the form of chromium picolinate (CrPic) capsules (200 mcg/day) for the period of three months along with prescribed medicines. OMG was only on the medication. In NCG majority of the subjects during pre–test obtained scores in the range of 31-40 (56.67%), whereas after three months of nutrition counselling a higher percentage of (63.34%) of the subjects obtained scores in the range of 71-80 and 33.33% subjects scored more than 81 scores. There was a significant (p

Keywords

Attitude Counselling Diabetic Knowledge Nutrition Practices.

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