The outcome of lifestyle modification program to exercise and eating behavior in people who risk to diabetes and hypertension.

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Mullika Pongsa
Sunee Lertsinudom


Introduction: This research is Quasi–experimental research to study the outcome of Lifestyle Modification Program to exercise and eating Behavior in People Who Risk to Diabetes and Hypertension. Meterial and Method: The data collecting was performed on ≥ 18 years old people who were screened in Family Pharmacist Project by community pharmacy network during 1 June 2012 – 30 April 2013. The total of 32 peoples who were risk for diabetes and high blood pressure received Lifestyle Modification Program to reduce level of blood glucose and blood pressure for 8 weeks.  The data collections about clinical outcome knowledge and exercise and eating Behavior were collected about life style modification at 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 8th week after received Lifestyle Modification Program. Results: It was found that the total of 32 people in this program  was female 65.5 %, age 41- 50 years old 31.3 %. After Lifestyle Modification Program were found that exercise behavior after this program,  regularly and continuously was significantly increased from 9.4 % to 53.1%, 59.4% and 84.4% at 2nd,  3rd and 8rd  week follow –up respectively. Health behaviors and dietary behaviors after the program, found that people in this program strictly changed food behavior  was significantly increased  from 28.1% to 59.4%, 78.1 % and 84.4 % at  2nd,  3rd and 8rd  week follow-up respectively. Conclusion: After lifestyle modification programe, the people Found that the people in this program have a positive changed in behavior after the program.


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