Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism

Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-6156

+44 1477412632

Niveen M Daoud

Department of Veterinary Division, Animal Reproduction and Animal Institute, Egypt

  • Research Article   
    Survey of Knowledge and Awareness Concerning Different Aspects in Adult Diabetic Patients in Taif City
    Author(s): Niveen M Daoud*, Mashael M Al-Otaibi and Noof M Al-Qethami

    Background: Awareness of various aspects of Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is essential for the prevention, management and control of the disease. Saudi Arabia is one of the most countries have the highest incidence of diabetes. To our knowledge, this was the first research evaluating the level of awareness in a diabetic population of Taif. In this study, we assessed the awareness of DM among diabetic patients attending in the hospitals and diabetes clinics, in Taif city, KSA. Methods: A cross-sectional study conducted in Taif city from December 2017 to February 2018. An attached questionnaire was filled after a personal interview, having 11 items. The correct answers were marked as aware and incorrect as unaware and made conversions to a percentage. Total 210 diabetic patients were assessed. The data were analyzed using SPSS version 22 software... Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-6156.19.10.837

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