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Abstract

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a assorted collection of Metabolic issue described by hyperglycemia. It may be connected with abnormalities in carbohydrate, fat, also protein digestion system and might bring about Ceaseless difficulties including microvascular, microvascular and neuropathic issue. Patient Counseling is a key component of Patient Care. Objective: The detached investigation on the patient demographic particulars and evaluate the patient’s Knowledge, Attitude & Practice and Quality of Life amid select Diabetic Patients and to improve them by providing Patient Counseling. Materials & Methods: An Observational study was carried out at a tertiary care hospital in Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu by phase of 6 months. 52 patients were included in the investigation created on presence and segregation criteria. Knowledge, Attitude & Practice and Quality of Life is evaluated using validated Questionnaires and the score thus obtained before counseling was compared with the corresponding score obtained after counseling. Consequences: by conclusion of the learning, there was a important improvement in the Knowledge, Attitude & Practice (KAP) and Quality of Life (QoL) between the patients (p<0.05). Conclusion: We conclude that Patient counseling is a key part of Diabetic care. Patient Counseling stressing the importance of lifestyle Management, Drug therapy and knowledge of the disease can improve Quality of Life and prevent further Complications.

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Diabetes mellitus (DM) Knowledge Attitude & Practice (KAP) Quality of Life (QoL)

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Venkaramana P, Jyotshna, Arunachalam P, & Magesh. (2020). Analysis on the observational evaluation on impact of patient counseling for enhancing the attitude and knowledge on diabetic patients. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL4), 709-713. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11iSPL4.4023