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The effect of artificial sweeteners on glycemic parameters of type 2 diabetes


Development of instruments to measure habitual dietary intake in large epidemiological studies has been investigated extensively. The purpose of this study was to develop a computer-assisted personal interview system (CAPI) system for conducting dietaryassessment. A 168-item food frequency questionnaire (FFQ), originally developed for the Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study, is used widely in food and nutrition studies in Iran. In addition to measurement errors at data recording and entry levels, the printed form is time-consuming and costly, both financially and environmentally. This technical reportintroduces a computer-assisted personal interviewing (CAPI) program to collect food and nutrition data using the Iranian 168-item FFQ. The U.S. Census Bureau’s CSPro software was used to construct the CAPI application. The application runs on Android devices andcomputers with Microsoft Windows operating systems. The language of the CAPI is  Farsi. This easy-to-use CAPI tool attempts to reduce time, cost, and human error in nationwide and local nutrition research.

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Najafipour M, Bani Mohammad M, Najafipour F, Razaghi Z, Mehdizadeh A, Roshanravan N. The effect of artificial sweeteners on glycemic parameters of type 2 diabetes. J Nutr Sci & Diet. 2017;3(3):26-30.