Asso. Prof., A. Viji, Dr. Indira. S and . Tirana Treesa Tom
Abstract :

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that affects the way the body used food for energy and physical growth. It develops due to poor eating habits and bad lifestyle choices. Objectives: To assess the level of knowledge regarding the clinical features and complications of diabetes mellitus among adults.To associate the level of knowledge regarding clinical features and complications of diabetes mellitus among adults with their selected demographic variables. Metrials and methods – A quantitative research approach and descriptive research design was adopted. 50 adults in the age group of 21-60 years who fulfill the inclusion criteria were selected by non probability convenient sampling technique. 20 structured questionnaire were used to collect data. The data was analyzed in terms of objectives of the study using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: 29(58%) adults had D grade and 21(42%) adults had B grade knowledge

Keywords: Clinical Features, Complications, Diabetes Mellitus

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