Dietary beliefs and eating patterns influence metabolic health in type 2 diabetes: A clinic-based study in urban North India

@inproceedings{Colles2013DietaryBA,
  title={Dietary beliefs and eating patterns influence metabolic health in type 2 diabetes: A clinic-based study in urban North India},
  author={Susan L. Colles and Shweta Singh and Chhavi Kohli and Ambrish Mithal},
  booktitle={Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Almost 15% of India's urban adult populace now lives with type 2 diabetes. This study aimed to characterize the eating patterns, knowledge, beliefs, and determinants of food choice, and assess associations with the metabolic health among urban Asian Indians with type 2 diabetes. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional study of 258 individuals (mean age 55.7 ± 10 years; body mass index 27.1 ± 4.8 kg/m(2); diabetes duration 10.1 ± 6.5 years) attending two out-patient clinics in New… CONTINUE READING