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A study of assess the knowledge regarding self care management of diabetic mellitus among the diabetic patients at selected urban area

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Abstract

Elevated level of blood glucose hyper glycemia leads to spillage of glucose in t urine, hence that terms sweet urine. Minority populations are disproportionately affected by diabetes. Self care for diabetes is of an utmost importance for prevention. Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diabetes characterized by the elevated levels of glucose in the blood (hyperglycemia) resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action or both. Insulin a hormone produced by the pancreas controls the level 0f glucose in the blood by regulating the production and storage of glucose. HbA1c levels improved more with combined exercise compared with either supervised aerobic or supervised resistance exercise alone. Diabetes self-management is the cornerstone of diabetes control and averting complications. If not treated properly, it can lead to a variety of chronic problems, including irreparable disability and death. Majority 13 (43.3%) of them were secondary, 9 (30%) of them were moderate, 8(26.6%) of them were heavy working pattern.

Imprint

C. Jegatha, V. Hemavathy . A study of assess the knowledge regarding self care management of diabetic mellitus among the diabetic patients at selected urban area. Cardiometry; Issue 25; December 2022; p.88-91; DOI: 10.18137/cardiometry.2022.25.8891; Available from: https://www.cardiometry.net/issues/no25-december-2022/study-assess-knowledge

Keywords

Diabetes,  Knowledge,  Glucose,  Sample,  Urban
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