Efficacy of National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS): Ayush Integration Projects Dietary and Lifestyle Recommendations for Reversal of Prediabetes – A Validation Case Report.

Authors

  • Dr. Manjiri Ranade
  • Dr. Nikhil Mudgalkar

Keywords:

Compliance, Diabetic, Lifestyle Modification, Ayush

Abstract

Introduction: Prediabetes is a type of hyperglycaemia in which glycemic indices are higher than normal but lower than the diabetes threshold. The Ministry of AYUSH has shown excellent results with a project for Integration of AYUSH (Ayurveda) with the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS) for endorsement of healthy lifestyle.

Clinical findings and diagnosis: A 66-year-old female patient was referred to a cardiologist after complaining of dizziness, the patient was diagnosed with prediabetes after evaluation and sought   Ayurvedic treatment.

Intervention:We followed the food and lifestyle modification suggestions of the NPCDCS-Ayush project. The patient's adherence to these suggestions throughout the treatment duration. The patient’s symptoms resolved and investigations showed reversal of prediabetes over a year period.

Conclusion: The food and lifestyle recommendations for prediabetes from the NPCDCS-Ayush integration project are easy, and have a positive impact.Compliance with the recommendations is crucial for prediabetes reversal.

Author Biographies

Dr. Manjiri Ranade

Department of Rasa Shastra,Sri Sai Ayurvedic Medical College,Aligarh, India.

Dr. Nikhil Mudgalkar

Department of Cardiac Anesthesia,Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagnur Road,Karimnagar, India.

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Published

2021-12-30

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Ranade M, Mudgalkar N. Efficacy of National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS): Ayush Integration Projects Dietary and Lifestyle Recommendations for Reversal of Prediabetes – A Validation Case Report. . IJATM [Internet]. 2021 Dec. 30 [cited 2024 Feb. 21];3(5):22-5. Available from: https://ijatm.org/index.php/ijatm/article/view/102

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