Factors Affecting Medical Nutritional Therapy Among Type 2 Diabetes Patients Attending Clinic at Kenyatta National Hospital
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Research Paper | Diabetology | Kenya | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017

Factors Affecting Medical Nutritional Therapy Among Type 2 Diabetes Patients Attending Clinic at Kenyatta National Hospital

J.S. Asati, Dr. P. Wanzala, Prof A. Makokha

Objective To determine patient related factors affecting Medical Nutrition Therapy among type 2 diabetes patients. Design A descriptive cross sectional study Setting Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi County, Kenya Subjects 422 two type 2 diabetes patients Results 236 (55.9 %) Females and 186 (44.1 %) male as well has 7 professional healthcare providers were interviewed. 47.9 % of the respondents were aged between 40 - 59 years, with the lowest proportion aged less than 30 years (4.5 %). Not following recommended Medical Nutritional Therapy (MNT) was significantly associated with Tertiary level of education (AOR=6.97, 95 % CI 2.69 18.05, p

Keywords: Diabetes, medical, nutrition, therapy

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017

Pages: 662 - 666

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J.S. Asati, Dr. P. Wanzala, Prof A. Makokha, "Factors Affecting Medical Nutritional Therapy Among Type 2 Diabetes Patients Attending Clinic at Kenyatta National Hospital", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20178793, Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017, 662 - 666

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