2022, VOL. 8 ISSUE 3, PART E
NIDDM is a frequently encountered disease highly prevalent in the world and creeping up speedily to cover all age groups.
The diabetes has been analysed from its grass root level starting from the understanding of etiology meaning of diabetes along with its understanding in ancient and modern literature as well as the Diagnostic and screening criteria of diabetes mellitus, relationship of diabetes with obesity and last but not least role of naturopathy in management of NIDDM.
As we all know naturopathy covers all aspects of our life style modification it includes various kinds of modern exercise as well as yogasanas and stress relieving techniques. Hence, this review covers all the aspects of lifestyle modification in detail to manage diabetes like Exercise, yogasanas and alternative medical practices to manage diabetes. Moreover, naturopathy believes that our body is made up of five basic elements and all the ailments can be treated with various kinds of therapies related to these basic elements of human body. These therapies include hydrotherapy, mud therapy and colour therapy etc. Along with these therapies various kinds of alternative practices
Are also discussed that are utilised at Naturopathy centres to manage diabetes like acu pressure, foodtherapy and massage etc. However, being the most important Lifestyle management therapy - food therapy has been dealt in detail.