OVERVIEW OF GLYCEMIC CONTROL, KNOWLEDGE, AWARENESS AND ATTITUDE AMONG TYPE-2 DIABETES MALE PATIENTS
Department of clinical Pharmacy, King Khalid University. Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Department of Pharmacy, Annamalai University, Annamali Nagar, Chidambaram, India.
Keywords: Type-2 diabetes, Glycemic control, Knowledge, Awareness, and Attitude
Abstract

Background: Knowledge, awareness is the greatest weapon in the fight against diabetes mellitus. It can help the people understand the risk of diabetes, motivate them to seek proper treatment and care, and prepare them to keep the disease under control. Objective: To assess the overview about glycemic control knowledge, attitude and awareness among the T2 DM male patients towards Diabetes. Methods: Single center cross sectional, retrospective cum prospective study conducted at Aseer diabetic center, Abha, from July, 2012 to October 2013 to assess the glycemic control knowledge, attitude and awareness. Results: In this current study only 15.12% of patients and had awareness about their type of DM, and 35.12% of patients had knowledge about DM. As a the therapeutic outcome the patients had an average HbA1c value of 9.17(±1.68) % and BMI of 28.52(±5.00) kg/m2. Conclusion: Present study outcomes indicate that the improvement in diabetic patients knowledge, awareness and attitude about the disease can do productive changes in the gylcemic control.

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Identifiers and Pagination:
Year:2015
Volume:7
First Page:70
Last Page:77
Publisher Id:19204159.7:1.2015
Article History:
Received:December 12, 2014
Accepted:December 22, 2014
Collection year:2014
First Published:January 1, 2015


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Welcome to the research group of Prof. Dr. Cornelia M. Keck in Marburg. Cornelia M. Keck is a pharmacist and obtained her PhD in 2006 from the Freie Universität (FU) in Berlin. In 2009 she was appointed as Adjunct Professor for Pharmaceutical and Nutritional Nanotechnology at the University Putra Malaysia (UPM) and in 2011 she obtained her Venia legendi (Habilitation) at the Freie Universität Berlin and was appointed as a Professor for Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics at the University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern. Since 2016 she is Professor of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics at the Philipps-Universität Marburg. Her field of research is the development and characterization of innovative nanocarriers for improved delivery of poorly soluble actives for healthcare and cosmetics. Prof. Keck is executive board member of the German Association of Nanotechnology (Deutscher Verband Nanotechnologie), Vize-chairman of the unit „Dermocosmetics“ at the German Society of Dermopharmacy, active member in many pharmaceutical societies and member of the BfR Committee for Cosmetics at the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR).

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