Impact of Flaxseed Based Therapeutic Food on Selected Type II Diabetic Patients


Affiliations

  • Periyar University, Department of Food Science, Salem, 636 011, India
  • Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women - Deemed University, Department of Family and Community Science, Coimbatore, 641 043, India

Abstract

Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common problems challenging physicians in the 21st century. It is also called as "Ice Berg" disease. World Health Organization stresses that India will have the greatest magnitude of increase, approximately 170 per cent by the year 2025 AD. Within the allotted span, India shall also have the dubious distinction of having the maximum number of diabetics in the world. To note, most of these diabetic individuals in India shall be in the most productive years of their lives. More than 90 per cent of the diabetic patients in India are suffering from type II diabetes.

Subject Discipline

Health Care and Hospital Management

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