International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Student Project | Science and Technology | India | Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022 | Rating: 5.7 / 10


A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding Awareness of Early Identification and Self-Care Management of Foot Complications among Patients with Type II Diabetes Mellitus at SVMCH & RC Puducherry

S. Sunitha Therese | Dr. N. Gayathri [3]


Abstract: A study to assess the knowledge regarding awareness of early identification and self-care management of foot complications among patients with type II Diabetes Mellitus at SVMCH&RC Puducherry". Objectives: 1) To assess the level of knowledge regarding awareness of early identification and self-care management of foot complications among patients with type II Diabetes Mellitus. 2) To find out association between the level of knowledge regarding awareness of early identification and self-care management of foot complications among patients with type II Diabetes Mellitus with the selected demographic variables. 3) To find out association between the level of knowledge regarding awareness of early identification and self-care management of foot complications among patients with type II Diabetes Mellitus with the selected clinical variables. Methodology: The research approach selected for the study is quantitative approach with descriptive design. Through non probability Sampling Technique 60 patients were selected, Demographic variables were collected by using a structured questionnaire and the awareness of early identification and self-care management of foot complications among patients with type II Diabetes Mellitus was assessed by self-structured. Questionnaire the collected data were analysed based on the above-mentioned objectives using descriptive and inferential statistics. Result and Discussion: A descriptive survey design was used to assess level of knowledge regarding awareness of early identification and self-care management of foot complications among patients with Diabetes Mellitus at SVMCH &RC Puducherry. 60 Diabetes Mellitus patients with the age group of 30-50 were selected for non-Probability sample convenient sampling technique. Samples selected from Sri Venkateswara Medical College and Research Institute, the data was collected and to assess the level of knowledge regarding awareness of early identification and self-care management of foot care by using structured questionnaires.


Keywords: Diabetes mellitus, Foot care, Early Identification, Self-management


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022,


Pages: 893 - 896


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