Self care management in diabetes mellitus: a pitfall in treatment?
Keywords:Self care management, Diabetes, Pitfall
Diabetes mellitus is a lifelong disease, which affects both urban and rural population. Approximately 425 million adults were living with diabetes; by 2045 this will rise to 629 million. To achieve glycemic control and prevent complications, apart from pharmacological treatment, the patients required to follow self-care practices. Unfortunately, the knowledge of proper diabetes self-care among diabetic patients is insufficient which hampers the effective management
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