Behavioral Factors Associated With Complications Among Patients Of Diabetes Mellitus

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Mantelo Cecilio, H. P., Oliveira de Arruda, G., Ferraz Teston, E., Lima Santos, A., & Silva Marcon, S. (2015). Behaviors and comorbidities associated with microvascular complications in diabetes. Acta Paulista De Enfermagem, 28(2), 113-119 7p. doi:10.1590/1982-0194201500020
Mantel (2015) conducted a study to investigate the behavioral factors, prevalence and comorbidities associated with microvascular complications among patients of diabetes mellitus. Cross- sectional study was done through the distribution of questionarres among 318 people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Data were analysed using SPSS and the result shows that 53.8% of people have microvascular complications, highest number of people have ophthalmic complications. Factors associated with microvascular complications were inadequate meal(49.8%), sedentary lifestyle (50%), smoking (31.4%), junk foods with added salt (86.4%) and hypertention was (58.9%). Research demonstrates that behavioral factors have great relationship with the diabetic complications, which need to be controlled by providing health education.
Oliveira, D. M., Schoeller, S. D., de Almeida Hammerschmidt, K. S., de Oliveira Vargas, M. A., & Reis Girondi, J. B. (2014). Nursing staff knowledge in relation to complications of diabetes mellitus in emergency services. Acta Paulista De Enfermagem, 27(6), 520-525 6p. doi:10.1590/1982-0194201400085
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