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Design and Implementation of an Expert Diet Prescription System
Lawal Mohammed Maaruf, Mariya Garba
Pages - 126 - 134     |    Revised - 15-09-2012     |    Published - 25-10-2012
Volume - 3   Issue - 4    |    Publication Date - December 2012  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Ailment, Database, Expert System, Symptoms, Nutrition
ABSTRACT
Expert Diet Prescription System (EDPS) is proposed to identify an ailment by its name or symptoms, and return a result prescribing an appropriate diet corresponding to that ailment. The system has three access levels to the database, the; patient, doctor and an administrator. A database was created consisting of Seven known ailments, these ailments includes; Cancer, Diabetes, Measles, Cholera, Malaria, Goiter and Enlarged heart disease. The knowledge base for the database created was obtained from the experts. Wamp server, PHP and MYSQL and code charge studio was used to design the database, interface and graphics for the system. The introduction of expert diet system has become very necessary because of the long term devastating effect of drugs either as a result of drug abuse or its reaction on certain patient with exceptional cases. This will readdress the issue of adverse reaction of drugs, by the use of food/fruit as an alternative treatment to drugs.
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Mr. Lawal Mohammed Maaruf
Ahmadu Bello University - Nigeria
mmlawal80@gmail.com
Miss Mariya Garba
Ahmadu Bello University - Nigeria