International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 5, May 2014


Effectiveness of Self Instructional Module on Knowledge Regarding Prevention of Microvascular and Macrovasclar Complications among Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

Tukaram Zagade, Amol Patil


Abstract: Aim-To assess the effectiveness of self instructional module on knowledge regarding prevention of microvascular and macrovascular complications among patients with diabetes mellitus. Methodology - The research approach adopted for this study is an evaluative approach. The research design selected for this present study was Quasi-experimental design one group pretest posttest design. The sample size consists of 40 diabetes mellitus patients; Non probability purposive sampling technique was used to select the respondents. A structured knowledge questionnaire was administered to assess knowledge of diabetic patients regarding prevention of Micro & Macrovascular complications of diabetes mellitus. Findings- majority of the 14 (35 %) diabetes mellitus patients belongs to the age group of 40+ (i. e.40-50 years). Majority of the respondents 25 (62.5 %) were male and 38 (95 %) were married. Maximum number of respondents 38 (95 %) were Hindu by religion. Most of the respondents 17 (42.5 %) had taken secondary education and 19 (47.5 %) were employed. Maximum number of respondents 17 (42.5 %) had their family monthly income 15001 & above. Regarding duration of illness; maximum number of respondents 19 (47.5 %) had diabetes mellitus since 1-5 years and 38 (95 %) patients had some amount of knowledge about complications of diabetes mellitus. Maximum number of the respondents 33 (82.5 %) received information about diabetes mellitus from television; and 31 (77.5 %) received information from Newspaper. After the administration of SIM the pre test and post test analysis revealed that; in pre-test majority 30 (75 %) patients had average knowledge; 3 (7.5 %) had Good knowledge; and 7 (17.5 %) had poor knowledge in total knowledge score where as in post-test majority of 28 (70 %) had average knowledge; 8 (20 %) had poor knowledge and 4 (10 %) had a good knowledge. CONCLUSION- SIM was found to be a very effective method of providing information regarding prevention of microvascular and macrovascular complications.


Keywords: Microvascular, macrovascular, complications, insulin, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 5, May 2014,


Pages: 902 - 908


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Tukaram Zagade, Amol Patil, "Effectiveness of Self Instructional Module on Knowledge Regarding Prevention of Microvascular and Macrovasclar Complications among Patients with Diabetes Mellitus", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=20131963, Volume 3 Issue 5, May 2014, 902 - 908

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