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Pratyaksha (direct perception), Anumana (inference), Aptopadesha (testimony), and Yukti (reasoning) are the tools that helps for the diagnosis of the disease. To fulfill this purpose Atura-Pariksha (examination of patients), Dravya Pariksha (examination of medicinal drug and preparations), and Roga-Rogi Pariksha (examination of the patient and disease), etc. are a very important tool. The concept of Sara is described under Dashavidha Atura Pariksha (tenfold examination), and it is an important concept in both Swastha-rakshana (maintenance of health) and Aturasya Vikara Prashamana (treatment of disease). The concept of Sara is explained by different Acharyas elaborately in their own way. In spite of tremendous success in modern medical science, the incidence of diseases are increasing enormously. A sedentary lifestyle and improper dietary habits has led to the emergence of several health problems, including Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM), and it is emerging as a major disease affecting mankind with many complications. Hence present study has been undertaken to understand Sara because all persons vary from one another in many ways, and a personalized approach to patient care should be adopted to plan appropriate therapeutics. Dietary factors, lifestyle, and psychological factors are involved in the aetiology of Madhumeha (T2DM). The Twak Sara, Shukra Sara, Asthi Sara, and Majja Sara persons are more prone to develop Madhumeha (T2DM). The Meda Sara and Mamsa Sara are less prone to develop Madhumeha (T2DM). We don’t find the Rakta Sara individuals in our study.
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