Diabetes is certain to be one of the most challenging health problems in the 21st century. This study
was aim to identify the causative factors of Type 2 Diabetes. 120 Diabetic patients aged 20-80 were randomly
selected for this survey study from NIA Hospital, Jaipur, irrespective of sex, religion & socio-economic factors
etc. The result highlighted that males were the majority. All had excessively consumedfood prepared from
flour, oil, Kapha promoting food and unctuous substances (100.00% each). Other causes found were excessive
use of milk 86.67%, curd 85.00%, sweets 80.00%, products of jiggery 76.67%, ghee 61.67%, heavy substances
53.33%, products of sugarcane juice 36.67% and hot & sharp substances 30.00%. No exercise 83.33% and
Beeja Dosha (family history) 53.33% were reported. Wrongful regimens, such as excessive sleeping at daytime
30.00% and idle sitting 28.33% were also found. Excessive usage of pungent & astringent substances 25.00%
each, Gramya, Audaka, Anoopa Mamsarasa (soup of domestic, aquatic and marshy animals) 18.33%,
comfortably sleeping 18.33% were observed. Other causes reported were excessive usage of cold andsalty
substances13.33% each. Sour foodand sour taste 11.67% each, use of new cereals 8.33%, depression 6.67%
and indulgence of alcohol 1.67%. Specific factors of Kaphaja, Pittaja and Vataja Prameha were also observed.
The study revealed that several number of lifestyle factors are responsible for the development of Type 2
Diabetes. Changes in life style, dietary modification, physical exercise and stress relaxation candefinitely have
an important role in the management of Diabetes.