Conflict-of-interest statement: The author s declare s that there is no conflict of interest regarding the publication of this paper. Importantly, knowledge of the glycemic index GI of food types is essential for rational advice on calorie recommendation, and the quality of dietary fats and carbohydrates consumed is more crucial than the quantity of these macronutrients. In this light, of course, evidences from prospective observational studies, clinical trials and experimental findings have demonstrated the crucial role of dietary approach in the management of diabetes mellitus and regardless of the evident role of dietary approach, studies still revealed a low adherence to dietary recommendation among diabetic patients in Africa. Thus, this review aims to explore this issue. Diabetes mellitus DM is a chronic disorder that is not only assuming pandemic proportions worldwide but also poised to affect the developing countries of the world much more than their developed counterparts. The world prevalence is estimated to increase from million people in to million by , and in Africa, the number of people with diabetes will increase from In , diabetes was one of the leading causes of non-communicable diseases NCD death, contributing 1. Along with urbanization and economic growth, many countries have experienced dietary changes favoring increased caloric consumption [5,6], and diet is one of the major risk factors of DM. Dietary management is a key cornerstone modality in the attainment of good glycemic control in DM, and of course, dietary management of DM is targeted at improving the overall health by achieving and maintaining optimal nutritional status, attaining good glycemic control and preventing acute and long term complications of DM. In Nigeria, there is a delusion particularly amongst the diabetic populace that consumption of carbohydrate foods is usually associated with hyperglycemia; hence the popular view that people with DM should either completely avoid carbohydrates or at best take minimal quantities .
Curr Drug Targets. In six studies comparing individual education to usual care, there were no differences between the groups in the improvement of metabolic control at 12 and 18 months [ 31 ]. External link. After adjustment, no associations were found between intakes of fat, sucrose, carbohydrate or fiber and risk of diabetes in both groups. Also, there is no final or conclusive evidence for an ideal macronutrient proportion for all patients with T2D, but rather, there is an emphasis on individualization of eating plan [30,42]. During a single prolonged session of physical activity, contracting skeletal muscle enhances glucose uptake into the cells. BMJ ; : d Physical activity, obesity, and the incidence of Type 2 diabetes in a high-risk population. However, it is widely perceived that prevalence figures reported by the IDF grossly under-report the true burden of DM in Nigeria, given that they are derived through the extrapolation of data from other countries . Diabetes Res Clin Pract ; 99 : 19— Manual of Clinical Nutrition Management 14th edn. Red meat and fried food were consumed more by males as compared to females.
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