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Kooshki A, Golafrooz M. The status of nutrients and energy intake in type II diabetics in comparison with standard values in Sabzevar, Iran. Horizon Med Sci. 2007; 13 (1) :10-14
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Background and Aim: Type II diabetes (NIDDN) is one of the most common metabolic diseases involving 5-6 percent of human population. In addition to its high prevalence, it is of high importance due to complication such as CVD, nephropathy, neuropathy, etc. According to various studies, neutrients have a vitcel role in preventing and controlling it, This study is, therefore, designed to determine the status of nutrients and energy in take in type II diabetic patient in Sabzevar in comparison with Standard measures. Materials and Methods: This cross- sectional analytical study is conducted on 92 type II diabetics referring to Sabzevar diabetes clinic. Their height and weight were measured, nutrients intake of each subject were obtained via 24- hour recall in three successive days and nutritional frequency. Food processor software was utilized data analysis was done using descriptive statistics, one- sample t-test and Smirnof- Kolenogrof. Results: Mean age of the patients was 53.83±13.03 years and their mean BMI was 26.89±4.82 kg/m2. In this research, intake of energy and all macronutrients except for protein were less than standard in men and women (P<0.05). Also, intake of all micronutrients except for sodium was less than standard in women. In men, micronutrients including follacin, vitamins B12, E, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, zinc and celenium were less them standard values (P<0.05) . Conclusion: The findings indicated that the intakes of micro- and macronutrients in type II diabetics are lower than the standard values. Therefore, more attention is to be paid the diet of these patients to reduce the risk of relevant complications.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Internal Medicine
Received: 2008/02/24 | Published: 2007/04/15

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