Assessment of Factors Related to the Understanding of Education and Knowledge of Self-Care among Patients with Diabetes Mellitus: A Cross-Sectional Prospective Study


Dizdar O. S. , ÖZ GÜL Ö., Baspinar O., Cander S., Sisman P., Eker B., ...More

ADVANCES IN THERAPY, vol.33, no.9, pp.1565-1578, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12325-016-0378-6
  • Journal Name: ADVANCES IN THERAPY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1565-1578

Abstract

The prevalence of diabetes mellitus is rapidly increasing particularly in developing countries. The aim of this study was to assess the knowledge and self-care practices of diabetes patients and to assess the contribution of the education to this knowledge level and glycemic control.