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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2020, Volume : 10, Issue : 3
First page : ( 330) Last page : ( 332)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00069.5

A study to assess the knowledge regarding foot care among diabetes mellitus patients in selected hospital mehsana

Ms. Chaudhari Ankita*

Assistant Professor, Nootan College of Nursing, Vinagar, Dist; Mehsana

*Corresponding Author Email: jigichaudhari217@gmail.com

Online published on 10 August, 2020.

Abstract

Introduction

Several risk factors increase a person with diabetes of developing foot problems. The poorly fitting shoes may lead to damage in small blood vessels of leg which cause the poor circulation, so resistance to diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disease, characterized by increased level of glucose in blood resulting from deficit in insulin secretion, insulin action.

Objective

To assess the knowledge regarding foot care among diabetic patients. To determine the association between knowledge and their demographic variables.

H1

“There is a significant correlation between knowledge and attitude regarding diabetic foot care among diabetic patients.”

H2

“There is a significant association between knowledge and attitude regarding diabetic foot care among diabetic patients with their selected demographic variables.”

Design

Descriptive study to done the pre-test for used to study.

Participation

Diabetic patients

Tool

Structured knowledge Questionnaires used to assess the level of knowledge among diabetic foot care in selected hospitals in Mehsana city.

Results: Conclusion

Patient had increase knowledge of diabetic foot care.

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Keywords

Assess, Knowledge, Foot Care, Diabetes Mellitus.

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