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Short Communication | Diabetology | India | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020

Assessment of Practice on Self-Care Management among Diabetic Mellitus

Renuga Dinesh, Renuka.K

Background: This study aims to further elucidate the demographic and diabetes characteristics of diabetic patients in India who with type II diabetes mellitus. Methods: This was a quantitative study questionnaire-based study of 120 patients with type II diabetes in community settings. Results: The mean score of level of knowledge in the control group was 14.83±4.330 and the mean score in the experimental group was 26.84± 3.154 respectively. The ‘t’ value -16.84 was statistically significant at p< 0.001. The mean score of level of attitude in the control group was 67.96± 16.33 and the mean score in the experimental group was 86.33± 12.80 respectively. The ‘t’ value -6.854 was statistically significant at p< 0.001. The mean score of level of practice in the control group was 52.61± 12.01 and the mean score in the experimental group was 82.25± 13.93 respectively. The ‘t’ value -12.47 was statistically significant at p< 0.001. Conclusions: With the increasing burden of diabetes, health practitioners will need to be more vigilant and understanding of the potential impact of knowledge, attitude, practice use on diabetes self-care management.

Keywords: diabetes mellitus, assessment, practice, selfcare management, diabetes

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020

Pages: 1118 - 1120

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Renuga Dinesh, Renuka.K, "Assessment of Practice on Self-Care Management among Diabetic Mellitus", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SR20716124209, Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020, 1118 - 1120



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