Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 6

Anthropometric Profile of Type1 Diabetic Children (Aged 7-12years) of Ajmer City of Rajasthan (India)

Ruchi Udawat1* and Ritu Mathur2

1Research Scholar and Assistant Professor, Sophia Girls’ College (Autonomous), Ajmer, Rajasthan, India
2Professor Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

*Corresponding Author: Ruchi Udawat, Research Scholar and Assistant Professor, Sophia Girls’ College (Autonomous), Ajmer, Rajasthan, India.

Received: April 21, 2022; Published: May 18, 2022

Abstract

Anthropometric parameters have been widely used as reliable indicators for predicting the incidence of diabetes mellitus in children. Growth parameters are important indicators of a child's overall health and growth patterns, and they are influenced by factors like blood glucose levels in diabetic children. A number of studies have shown correlations between anthropometry and other metabolic disorders. Various studies have shown that anthropometric parameters such as height, weight, BMI, waist circumference (WC), waist hip ratio (WHR), and waist height ratio (WHR) are useful indicators for predicting incidence of type I diabetes. This study aims to study the health status and growth pattern of diabetic children using anthropometric measurements.

Keywords: Anthropometry; Diabetic children; Type1 Diabetes; BMI

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Citation

Citation: Ruchi Udawat and Ritu Mathur. “Anthropometric Profile of Type1 Diabetic Children (Aged 7-12years) of Ajmer City of Rajasthan (India)". Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 6.6 (2022): 04-07..

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Ruchi Udawat and Ritu Mathur. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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