Diabetes Mellitus being a metabolic disorder of multiple etiology, shared the phenotype of hyperglycemia along with the disturbance of carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism resulting from the defects in insulin secretion, action or both. It is one among the lifestyle disorders. Lifestyle disorders are the diseases which are associated with the way a person or group of people live. The incidence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus is not only confined to the developed countries but the developing countries are also at high risk due to the increased westernization and also with the rapid economic development. In India, as the disease profile is changing rapidly, the situation is quite alarming. Modern medical science has achieved a tremendous development in anti-diabetics. Inspite of this,there is an increasing need for improving the overall health of an individual. Cost effective Ayurvedic lifestyle modifications can contribute towards preventing the burden of this disease. Ayurveda may prove to be effective in the management of Apathyanimittaja Prameha as it is very difficult to prescribe strict calculated calorie diet, so, it is better option to suggest among the traditional foods with possible modifications and this can contribute alot in prevention.
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