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Effectiveness of Self Instructional Module on the Knowledge Regarding Diabetic Diet among Diabetic Patients

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 6)

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Page : 672-678

Keywords : diabetic diet; Diabetic patients; Knowledge; effectiveness; self instructional module;

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"India has been designated as the “Global capital of Diabetes” having the highest 35 million diabetic patient with 8.4% prevalence in Maharashtra. Worldwide 3.2 million deaths are attributed to diabetes every year and at least one in ten deaths among adults between 35 to 64 years old is attributed or diabetes. Aim: the main of study was to assess the effectiveness of self instructional module on the knowledge regarding diabetic diet in selected hospitals of Karad city. Methodology: The research approach adopted for the present study is an evaluative approach.The research design selected for the present study was Quasi- experimental study. The setting for the study was selected, which was selected hospitals of Karad city.The sample size for the present study was 40 diabetic patients in selected hospitals of Karad city. Findings: The pretest mean knowledge score and SD of the diabetic patients regarding diabetic diet was 16.025+/-4.371 , which increased in Post test to 20.975+/- 1.860 . Conclusion: From the above findings it can be concluded that the self instructional module was effective in improving knowledge of diabetic patients. "

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