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[Computer assisted nutrition therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes].

[Article in Chinese]

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The Second Affiliated Hospital, College of Medical Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310009,China.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To evaluate the efficacy of the" Diabetes Diet Advisor"(PC-DR vision 1.0)" for type 2 diabetes.

METHODS:

One hundred and fifty type 2 diabetic patients were divided in the 2 groups. The study group included 88 type 2 diabetic patients managed by "Diabetes Diet Advisor(PC-DR vision 1.0)"; the control group included 62 cases with a fixed carbohydrate content. All patients were followed up for 8 weeks.

RESULTS:

After 8 weeks dietary therapy, the fasting blood glucose (FBG), cholesterol (TC), triglycerides (TG), HDL-cholesterol (HDL- C) and body mass index (BMI) in study group were all significantly less than those in the control group (P<0.05). In the study group,the significant decrease were achieved in all indicates and FBG and 2hPBG decreased persistently. Twenty-five patients (28.41%) in study group and 6 patients (9.68%) in control group reduced their dosage of hypoglycemic agents or stopped drug therapy (P=0.007).

CONCLUSION:

The software "Diabetes Diet Advisor (PC-DR vision 1.0)" is a useful tool of dietary management for patients with type 2 diabetes.

PMID:
12881874
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