Volume No. :   9

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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Knowledge on Management of Diabetes Mellitus among Patients with type II Diabetes Mellitus in a Selected Community Health Centre of Dadra and Nagar Haveli Area



Address:   Sharma Priya1, Malik Sujeeta2
1Assistant Professor, Shri Vinoba Bhave College of Nursing, Silvassa.
2M.sc Nursing Student, Shri Vinoba Bhave College of Nursing, Silvassa.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 0.5958/2349-2996.2019.00021.1

ABSTRACT:
Background: Diabetes is one of the incurable but easily controllable diseases. It is a chronic disease due to impaired between glucose and insulin in the body. Methods: Descriptive study was conducted in Community Health Centre, Rakholi, Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Pre-tested structured Performa was used to collect information from 80 patients with Type II Diabetes Mellitus which were selected by using non- probability purposive sampling technique during study period by utilizing personal interview method. Statistical Analysis: Demographic variable frequency percentage distribution, knowledge scoring and statistical association was analysed by using chi-square test. An descriptive research method was selected. Results: Result showed that 100% of the samples had inadequate knowledge regarding management of Diabetes Mellitus. It Shows that people has inadequate knowledge regarding management of Diabetes Mellitus. Conclusion: The study concluded that the patients with Type II Diabetes mellitus had inadequate knowledge regarding management of Diabetes Mellitus. Hence the patients with diabetes should be encouraged to attend health education programme.
KEYWORDS:
Knowledge, Patients with Type II DM, Diabetes Mellitus.
Cite:
Sharma Priya, Malik Sujeeta. Knowledge on Management of Diabetes Mellitus among Patients with type II Diabetes Mellitus in a Selected Community Health Centre of Dadra and Nagar Haveli Area. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2019; 9(1):109-112.
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