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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part B (2018)

Knowledge on foot care among diabetes mellitus clients

Author(s)
Veeram Reddy Thejaswi, Budda Kavitha, K Padma and Dr. Indira S
Abstract
Background: Diabetes is an epidemic of non-communicable illness. It is chronic, costly disease with high morbidity and premature mortality. The growth of the disease worldwide is especially alarming the world health organization (WHO) 2015 expect the number of new diabetes to double in the next 25 years from 135 million to nearly, 300 million. Much of this growth will occur in developing countries where aging, unhealthy diet, obesity and sedentary life style will contribute to the onset of the disease.
Objectives: 1. To assess the level of knowledge regarding foot care among diabetes mellitus clients. 2. To find out the association between level of knowledge regarding foot care among diabetes mellitus clients with their selected socio demographic variables.
Materials and Methods: The quantitative research design was used to assess the level of knowledge on foot care. The study was conducted in Saraswathi Nagar at Nellore. The 30 samples were selected by using non probability convenience sampling technique. Data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics.
Result: The results revealed that with regards to level of knowledge on foot care among diabetes mellitus clients, 2(7%) had A+, 2(7%) had A, 1(3%) had B+, 8(27%) had B, 4(13%) had C, 13(43%) had D.
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How to cite this article:
Veeram Reddy Thejaswi, Budda Kavitha, K Padma and Dr. Indira S. Knowledge on foot care among diabetes mellitus clients. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(4): 86-88.
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