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Type: Journal article
Title: Uttar Pradesh Association of Physicians of India position statement: Betel quid (paan) and diabetes
Author: Balhara, Y.
Kalra, S.
Bajaj, S.
Kuppili, P.
Himanshu, D.
Atam, V.
Usman, K.
Singh, V.
Chaudhary, S.
Chakravorty, S.
Wakhlu, A.
Fatma, J.
Tandon, S.
Maheshwari, A.
Gupta, A.
Parvez, A.
Chakravarty, J.
Chaudhary, R.
Singh, A.
Sawlani, K.
et al.
Citation: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, 2018; 66(11):92-94
Publisher: Association of Physicians of India
Issue Date: 2018
ISSN: 0004-5772
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Yatan Pal Singh Balhara, Sanjay Kalra, Sarita Bajaj, Pooja Patnaik Kuppili, D Himanshu, Veerendra Atam, Kauser Usman, Veerendra Singh, Shyam Chand Chaudhary, S Chakravorty, Anupam Wakhlu, Jalees Fatma, Sanjay Tandon, Anuj Maheshwari, Abha Gupta, Anjum Parvez, Jaya Chakravarty, RR Chaudhary, AK Singh, KK Sawlani, Manoj Mathur, NK Soni, Om Kumari Gupta, Madhukar Rai, Sudhir Agarwal
Abstract: Betel quid (paan) chewing is common in India, especially in Uttar Pradesh. Betel quid has multifaceted relationship with health, including metabolic and psychosocial health. The current recommendations have been released keeping in view the public health and clinical importance of this addictive behavior. The objective of this document is to offer clinical guidance for screening, diagnosis and management of co-occurring betel quid chewing among persons with Diabetes Mellitus (DM). The document aims to provide education and guidance to clinicians engaged in care and management of persons with DM, and improve access to treatment for co-occurring betel quid chewing among persons with DM. The current recommendation grades are based on published evidence, and categorized as strong, intermediate, weak and no evidence. The strength of these recommendations is based on the level of evidence.
Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus
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