Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism

Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-6156


G. Jahnavi

G. Jahnavi


  • Research Article
    An Improvement in Compliance for Foot Care in Persons with Type 2 Diabetes with a Teaching Session
    Author(s): Satya Ranjan Patra and G. JahnaviSatya Ranjan Patra and G. Jahnavi

    Background: Is teaching material actually effective in imparting knowledge and molding attitude? The objective of the study was to implement an educational program in our rural health center Veleru and to evaluate its effect on the foot care of the diabetes patients. This study was conducted to assess the compliance of patients after educating them about foot care. Methods: Improvement in knowledge about foot care and the compliance in the patient population were studied by giving a questionnaire before the teaching session after the teaching session and at one month follow up in 40 type2 diabetic patients residing in the catchment area of the rural health center Veleru. Ninety three percent of the patients did not have any knowledge regarding foot care prior to the education session. Results: Immediately after the education session 93% of the patient.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-6156.1000130

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