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The quality of life improvement in patients with type 2 diabetes in west of Iran in 2014, an educational intervention study

(2017) The quality of life improvement in patients with type 2 diabetes in west of Iran in 2014, an educational intervention study. Romanian Journal of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases. pp. 101-109. ISSN 15838609 (ISSN)

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Abstract

Background and aims: Diabetes is considered as the most prevalent disease due to metabolic disorders. This study aimed to determine the effect of an educational on the quality of life) QOL( in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM ). Material and methods: This quasi-experimental study was conducted in the form of a pre-test/post-test with intervention. The statistical sample of this study included 70 patients with type 2 diabetes living in the rural areas in the city of Ilam (west of Iran). The data were analyzed using the SPSS software version 20 via descriptive statistics, paired t-student test, independent samples t-student test, and ANOVA. Results: Except social role functioning, all aspects of QOL significantly increased after intervention (p<0.001). Regardless of age groups, gender, and educational level the QOL scores increased at follow -up (p<0.001). Conclusions: Education to patients with type 2 diabetes leads to increased means of all dimensions of QOL that reflect the effects of educational interventions on each domain. © 2017 ILEX PUBLISHING HOUSE, Bucharest, Roumania.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Quality of Life Rural areas Type 2 Diabetes adult aged Article comparative study controlled study diabetic patient emotion female follow up health education human intervention study Iran major clinical study male mental health middle aged non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus physical activity physical performance pretest posttest design quasi experimental study rural area Short Form 36 social status
Page Range: pp. 101-109
Journal or Publication Title: Romanian Journal of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 24
Number: 2
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1515/rjdnmd-2017-0014
ISSN: 15838609 (ISSN)
Depositing User: خانم مهدیه رضائی پور
URI: http://eprints.zaums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1267

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