A study to assess the knowledge of Karaya powder application on diabetic wound healing among diabetic mellitus patients

  • Tamilselvi Department of Community Health Nursing, Saveetha College of Nursing, SIMATS, Chennai , Tamil Nadu , India
  • Nivitha Department of Community Health Nursing, Saveetha College of Nursing, SIMATS, Chennai , Tamil Nadu , India
  • Priya Department of Community Health Nursing, Saveetha College of Nursing, SIMATS, Chennai , Tamil Nadu , India
  • Monika Department of Community Health Nursing, Saveetha College of Nursing, SIMATS, Chennai , Tamil Nadu , India

Abstract

Diabetes mellitus is a serious debilitating longtime illness that grows in nearly 5% of the world’s peoples. People with this illness have a shortage of insulin or lessen capacity to use insulin; the hormone controlled blood glucose level. The study aims to assess the Karaya powder application among diabetic mellitus clients. The study was conducted in Mappedu village with 60 samples. The data was collected by using Structure interview questionnaires on Karaya powder. The result revealed that extract has significant effect increase knowledge on Karaya powder application on diabetic wound healing among diabetic clients.

Keywords: Diabetic foot ulcer, karaya powder, diabetic mellitus, wound healing

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2019-10-16
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Tamilselvi, Nivitha, Priya, & Monika. (2019). A study to assess the knowledge of Karaya powder application on diabetic wound healing among diabetic mellitus patients. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 10(4), 2701-2704. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v10i4.1532
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