DIABETIC RETINOPATHY - A CASE STUDY

  • Shrikanth Kulkarni R. Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of PG Studies in Shalakya Tantra, Government Ayurveda Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Syed Munawar Pasha Professor & HOD, Dept of PG Studies in Shalakya Tantra, Government Ayurveda Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.

Abstract

Diabetes Mellitus is a common disorder in which there is high blood sugar level over a prolonged period and occurs in one of two forms : Type 1 or insulin dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM) and Type 2 Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM). Diabetic Retinopathy is most common and serious complication of diabetes and changes in the retina are observed by 10 years of Diabetes history or even earlier due to modified life style in present era.   In Ayurveda, there is no direct reference for Diabetic Retinopathy. But the symptoms explained are correlated with Timira. Pujyapada Muni in his work “Netra Prakashika” explains Timira as the Upadrava of Madhumeha.

Published
2019-01-09
How to Cite
R., Shrikanth Kulkarni; MUNAWAR PASHA, Syed. DIABETIC RETINOPATHY - A CASE STUDY. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 3, n. 6, p. 200 - 203, jan. 2019. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <https://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/724>. Date accessed: 24 mar. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.3.6.32.