Author(s): Don Jose K, Femi Sebastian, Fiby Franklin, Divya Davis, Iriene B. Padanilath, Jeena Johnson

Email(s): donjosek1@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00133   

Address: Don Jose K1*, Femi Sebastian2, Fiby Franklin3, Divya Davis4, Iriene B. Padanilath5, Jeena Johnson6
1Assistant Professor, Amala College of Nursing, Thrissur, Kerala, India.
2,3,4,5,6 Third Year B.Sc Nursing, Amala College of Nursing, Thrissur, Kerala, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
A study was conducted in order to assess the knowledge regarding glycemic control and self-management among diabetic patients in Amala Institute of Medical Science, Thrissur. A Nonexperimental descriptive survey design is used for the study. The sample consists of 30 subjects. Samples were selected by convenient sampling technique and according to inclusion and exclusion criteria. The tools used were Structured Knowledge Questionnaire and Demographic variables. Structured knowledge questionnaires were administered after giving necessary instructions. The collected data were analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Findings of the study showed that the majority of subjects have good knowledge (56.6%) on glycemic control and self- management of diabetes mellitus. Area wise Analysis of knowledge obtained based on diabetes mellitus are in general (66.6%), definition, etiology, and risk factors (76.6%), diagnostic measures and insulin administration immediate (63%), self-care and dietary management (63.3%) respectively. The results also shows that there is a significant association between knowledge regarding glycemic control and self-management among diabetic patients with age group, religion, educational status, occupation, residence, dietary pattern, duration of illness and previous knowledge.


Cite this article:
Don Jose K, Femi Sebastian, Fiby Franklin, Divya Davis, Iriene B. Padanilath, Jeena Johnson. A study to assess the Knowledge regarding glycemic control and self- management among diabetic patients in Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(4):571-6. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00133

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Don Jose K, Femi Sebastian, Fiby Franklin, Divya Davis, Iriene B. Padanilath, Jeena Johnson. A study to assess the Knowledge regarding glycemic control and self- management among diabetic patients in Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(4):571-6. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00133   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-11-4-25


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