Recommended Dietary Measures in the Management and Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Community Medicine,2022,8,4,45-48.
Published:November 2022
Type:Review Article
Author(s) affiliations:

Ibrahim Ahmad Abubakar1, Jibo Garba Abdulrahman2,*

1Department of Physiotherapy, General Hospital Rigasa, Kaduna, NIGERIA.

2Department of Pharmaceutical Services, State Specialist Hospital Jekadafari, Gombe, NIGERIA.


Type 2 diabetes has always remained one of the perturbing chronic diseases which cause numerous mortality rates globally. Proper and recommended dieting as well as lifestyle modification has been one of the approach in the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Adherence to these nutritional approaches from several studies have shown positive results in the delay of the progression of these disease. More so, an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes is associated with overweight and obesity, physical inactivity and high intake of saturated fats. Therefore, recommended nutritional diets and regular physical activity remains the part and parcel of the management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.