Alleviation: An International Journal of Nutrition, Gender & Social Development, ISSN 2348-9340
Volume 3, Number 3 (2016) : 1-17
©Arya PG College, Panipat & Business Press India Publication, Delhi,

Effectiveness of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Diabetic Clinics

Dr. Nilima Varma & Prachi Chaturvedi
Professor, Research Scholar
Department of Foods and Nutrition, Govt SNGGPG College, Bhopal
(Madhya Pradesh), India


Due to failure in formation of insulin, there is raised concentration of glucose in the blood and alterations in carbohydrates, protein and fat metabolism in diabetes mellitus.
Diabetes has recently become a leading cause of death worldwide. To date, although there are no means to cure or prevent diabetes; appropriate medication, blood sugar monitoring and proper balanced diet can enhance treatment efficiency, alleviate the symptoms, and diminish the complications.
Present study sought to examine the diabetic patients and their awareness for blood glucose sensor as part of counseling. Almost 100 diabetic patients of both sexes were randomly selected from different diabetic clinics of Jabalpur (M.P). Diabetic patients were provided information on awareness of blood glucose sensor and its uses to maintain their blood glucose level. Result showed that awareness for blood glucose sensor and its use was higher in diabetic patients. Convenience and easy for money yielded the strongest associations with awareness for blood glucose sensor and its use. It was also seen that uncontrolled diabetes mellitus was associated with lots of health problems like retinopathy, cardiac problem, renal problem, and neuropathy etc.

Keywords: Blood Glucose Sensor, Diabetic Patients, Complications of Diabetes, Awareness, Counseling.

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