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BRIEF COMMUNICATION
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 149-152

Effective management of type 2 DM in India: Looking at low-cost adjunctive therapy


1 Department of Community Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Ponnekara P.O, Kochi, Kerala, India
2 Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Ponnekara P.O, Kochi, Kerala, India
3 Department of Endocrinology, Bharti Hospital and BRIDE, Karnal, Haryana, India

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Sreedevi Aswathy
Department of Community Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Ponnekara P.O, Kochi, Kerala
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.107865

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The prevalence of Diabetes is projected to increase to 80 million by 2030, placing an immense burden on the health care resources of our country. Thus, diabetes poses a challenge to health systems and the individual. Hence, it is necessary to look at adjuncts to effective management of Diabetes; adjuncts which are not resource intensive and are nearer to the community that people live in. Yoga holds promise as a therapeutic intervention and health promotion measure. This brief communication explores the studies done to date on the beneficial effects of Yoga on Diabetes.


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