Quality of Life among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Survey Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017

Quality of Life among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Mariamma V George, Dr. Jayarani Premkumar

A Cross sectional survey was conducted to assess the quality of life (QOL) of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. The study was conducted in selected government hospitals of Udupi district, Karnataka. Quality of life was assessed by a standardized tool Quality of Life Instrument for Indian Diabetes Patients (QOLID). The tool consists of 34 items covering eight domains namely role limitations due physical health, physical endurance, general health, treatment satisfaction, symptom botherness, financial worries, emotional/mental health, and diet satisfaction. Data was collected after obtaining informed consent. QOL was categorized as poor, moderate and good. The finding of the present study showed that most (49 %) of the subjects had good and 47 % of them had average QOL related to role limitation. Almost 48 % of the subjects had average and 46 % of them had good QOL related to Physical endurance. Majority (63 %) of the subjects had average and 28 % of them had good QOL related to general health and 50 % of the subjects had average QOL and 41 % of them had good QOL related to treatment satisfaction whereas 55 % of them had average and 28 % of them had good QOL related to symptom botherness. Almost 57 % of the subjects had average and 25 % of them had good QOL related to financial worries. Most (59 %) of the subjects had average and 23 % of them had good QOL related to diet satisfaction. Majority (52 %) of the subjects had good QOL and 45 % of them had average QOL related to mental and emotional health. The present study showed overall QOL average in 59 % and good in 41 % of the subjects.

Keywords: Quality of Life, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017

Pages: 513 - 516

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Mariamma V George, Dr. Jayarani Premkumar, "Quality of Life among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20178761, Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017, 513 - 516

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