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New Indian Journal of Surgery

Volume  3, Issue 3, July - September 2012, Pages 233-233



A Comparative Study of Anthropometry and Risk Factors among Diabetics and Non Diabetics in Puducherry
Frank Jebanath F., Thiruselvakumar, Lokesh, Mathan Kumar
Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Science , Pondicherry, India
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  Diabetes has emerged as a major healthcare problem in India. According to Diabetes Atlas published by the international diabetes federation (IDF) there were an estimated 40 million persons with diabetes in India in 2007 and this number is predicted to rise to almost 70million people by 2025. Diabetes Mellitus is multifactorial disease main risk factors include modifiable variables like Body Mass Index (BMI), physical inactivity, diet, infections and non–modifiable variables like age, family history of Diabetes Mellitus.

Corresponding Author : Frank Jebanath F.