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Correlation between Fasting Blood Glucose and BMI in the Urban Population of Jabalpur

Author Name : Parnavi Arya, Varsha Aglawe


The prevalence of diabetes is rapidly increasing globally. This increase cannot be attributed to a single cause, but rather, to a combination of demographic, lifestyle and clinical factors. The main objective of this study was to evaluate correlation between fasting blood glucose and BMI. Obesity is the leading factor of health disorders such as diabetes and high blood pressure. Diabetes is no longer only disease of the elderly but is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality affecting youth and middle aged people. Medical health experts say that regular check-ups and timely detection plays a vital role in controlling and managing the problem which is important to lead a normal life.

Keywords- Diabetes, BMI and obesity.