Effects of Pedometer Based Walking Program on Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Scores in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 3, March 2014

Effects of Pedometer Based Walking Program on Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Scores in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Ruchika Guglani, Shweta Shenoy, Jaspal S. Sandhu

Objective- To determine the scores of patient satisfaction with two goal setting pedometer based walking program for people with type 2 diabetes, one employing supervised exercise group with pedometer and the other employing self reported group with pedometer. Methodology- A total of 102 type 2 diabetic outpatients (28 women, 74 men) between the age of 40-70 years were recruited and randomly allocated into 3 groups: supervised exercise group with pedometer (group A), self reported exercise group with pedometer (group B) and a control group (group C) for 16 weeks. Results- Group A participants started with low values on pre intervention observation (Current treatment, convenience, flexibility, understanding, recommend to others and continue with) and after 16 weeks of intervention, the mean values increased significantly. Similarly, there was an increase in the mean vales of all the 6 items (Current treatment, convenience, flexibility, understanding, recommends to others and continues with treatment) in Group B after 16 weeks. Conclusion- Pedometer determined activity has the potential to improve the diabetes treatment satisfaction scores in Asian Indians with type 2 diabetes.

Keywords: type 2 diabetes, pedometer, diabetes treatment satisfaction and walking

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 3, March 2014

Pages: 197 - 203

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Ruchika Guglani, Shweta Shenoy, Jaspal S. Sandhu, "Effects of Pedometer Based Walking Program on Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Scores in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=20131089, Volume 3 Issue 3, March 2014, 197 - 203

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