Vol. 6, Issue 3, Part A (2018)
Lifestyle modifications in the prevention of diabetes mellitus: An Ayurveda review
Author(s): Dr. Bhusal Nirmal, Singh Manish, Mangal Gopesh and Chaudhary Ram P
Abstract: Diabetes Mellitus is a metabolic disorder of multiple etiology, characterized by chronic hyperglycemia with disturbance of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism resulting from defects in insulin secretion, action and both. The main causative factor is said to be sedentary life style and food habits. Prediabetes is one of the clinical entities appearing before Diabetes Mellitus, striking resemblance with that of Prameha. Madhumeha is also one variety of Vatika Prameha and is listed in Mahagada due to its severity and chronicity. In spite of tremendous development in anti-diabetics still there is an increasing need for better management and to improve the overall health status and to avoid the severe complications. Cost effective Ayurveda lifestyle modification and the medicine can contribute towards preventing and managing the burden of Madhumeha. India being a developing country and lack of uniform health infrastructure Ayurveda can contribute a lot. It very is very difficult to prescribe strict calculated calorie food so it is better to give options among the traditional foods among with possible modifications. Ayurveda may be very effective in management of Prameha, preventing or delaying complications of Madhumeha.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Bhusal Nirmal, Singh Manish, Mangal Gopesh, Chaudhary Ram P. Lifestyle modifications in the prevention of diabetes mellitus: An Ayurveda review. Int J Herb Med 2018;6(3):09-11.