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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 150-154

Role of chronobiology in determining the distribution of non-communicable diseases across geographies-thinking beyond diet


1 Department of Community Medicine, Dr. RPGMC, Tanda, Himachal Pradesh, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, Turku, Finland

Correspondence Address:
Sunil Kumar Raina
Department of Community Medicine, DR. RPGMC, Tanda, Himachal Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/AIHB.AIHB_3_18

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Background: Over the last few years, it is being realised that the increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) may be linked to some macro-level determinants. Material and Methods: The present systematic review uses data distributed across geographies to explore the role played by chronobiology. Results: The paper is based on the role of these factors in affecting the prevalence of diabetes, hypertension and dementia. The paper uses extensive empirical scrutiny, covering areas across a state and applying the outcome of these to generate a hypothesis. Conclusion: Our results though initial indicate that change in chronotype appears to contribute to an increase in NCDs.


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