Diabetes Case Study
Mantel et.al (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 …show more content…
Cross- sectional study was conducted among 1,515 patients with diabetes mellitus. Data were analyzed using Epi info program database and result shows that 12.3%had risk of foot ulcerations. 62.2% of people reported that dry their toes daily and 17.2 % reported they dry their toes sometimes, while 20.7 % reported they never dry their toes. Similarly 56% of people reported they wear inappropriate shoes. A study demonstrate that foot ulcer can be prevented by promoting self- care, which requires appropriate health education (Smanioto, do Carmo Fernandez Lourenco Haddaa & Rossaneis,