Skip Navigation
Skip to contents

Diabetes Metab J : Diabetes & Metabolism Journal

Search
OPEN ACCESS

Author index

Page Path
HOME > Browse > Author index
Search
Gyong Ae Choi  (Choi GA) 1 Article
Current Status of Self-management and Barriers in Elderly Diabetic Patient.
Gyong Ae Choi, Soo Mi Jang, Hong Woo Nam
Korean Diabetes J. 2008;32(3):280-289.   Published online June 1, 2008
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4093/kdj.2008.32.3.280
  • 2,617 View
  • 80 Download
  • 28 Crossref
AbstractAbstract PDF
BACKGROUND
Diabetes has a critical effect on elderly diabetic patients' quality of life. Elderly diabetic patients have many difficulties in diabetes self-management because their physical, psychological and social functions are decreased as a result of the aging process. Therefore, we evaluated the current status of self-management and barriers in elderly diabetic patients METHODS: The sample was 124 elderly diabetic patients (over 61 years) who visited a hospital and two senior welfare centers in Seoul from July to August 2006. The results of the study were analyzed by descriptive statistics, ANOVA, T-test, and hierarchical regression. RESULTS: 1) Diabetes self-management was composed of insulin injection, diet, exercise, foot management, smoking and drinking alcohol. An average score of self-management in the elderly diabetic patients was 4.5784. In demographic variables, only job status showed a significant effect on self-management. 2) Barriers such as 'forgetting taking diet and medication', 'being interrupted by others', and 'lack of family and social support' were significant factors in diabetes self-management. 3) These barriers for diabetes self-management were still significant in the case of controlling demographic and clinical variables. CONCLUSION: Diabetic educator should identify the significant factors that affect patient's self-management such as whether they have a full-time job, or the type of their job. In addition, diabetes education should focus on assertiveness training to deal with various interpersonal barriers and empowerment for enhancing patient's self-efficacy. These approaches would benefit patients who experience barriers of diabetes self-management

Citations

Citations to this article as recorded by  
  • Development of Nurse-led Self-Management Education Instruments for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients
    Nursalam Nursalam, Yurike Septianingrum, Lono Wijayanti, Siti Nurjanah, Priyo Mukti Pribadi Winoto, Nurlela Mufida, Nor Aziyan Yahaya
    Revista de Gestão Social e Ambiental.2024; 18(5): e05644.     CrossRef
  • The effect of Self-Care on Clinical Outcome of Outpatient Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 in Regional General Hospital West Nusa Tenggara Province
    Baiq Leny Nopitasari, Made Krisna Adi Jaya
    Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology.2023; : 2661.     CrossRef
  • Implications on self-care behaviors among older Korean immigrants diagnosed with diabetes residing in the United States: a path analytical approach
    Jung Eun Kim, Ying Hong Jiang, Vivien Dee
    Journal of Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders.2023; 23(1): 871.     CrossRef
  • Education for Insulin Injection in Elderly Diabetic Patients
    Gi Yeon Lee
    The Journal of Korean Diabetes.2022; 23(3): 201.     CrossRef
  • Educational Needs Associated with the Level of Complication and Comparative Risk Perceptions in People with Type 2 Diabetes
    Youngji Hwang, Dongsuk Lee, Yeon Sook Kim
    Osong Public Health and Research Perspectives.2020; 11(4): 170.     CrossRef
  • Care Tips for Self-Care among Older Diabetic Patients
    Been Yoo
    The Journal of Korean Diabetes.2019; 20(3): 190.     CrossRef
  • Cardiovascular self‐management support program for preventing cardiovascular complication behaviors and clinical outcomes in the elderly with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus in Indonesia: A pilot study
    Dayan Hisni, Rukmaini Rukmaini, Saryono Saryono, Tippamas Chinnawong, Ploenpit Thaniwattananon
    Japan Journal of Nursing Science.2019; 16(1): 25.     CrossRef
  • Effect of Diabetes Education Through Pattern Management on Self-Care and Self-Efficacy in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
    Sung-Kyoung Lee, Dong-Hyun Shin, Yong-Hyun Kim, Kang-Sook Lee
    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.2019; 16(18): 3323.     CrossRef
  • The Effects of a Health Mentoring Program in Community-dwelling Vulnerable Elderly Individuals with Diabetes
    Ki wol Sung, Hye Seung Kang, Ji Ran Nam, Mi Kyung Park, Ji Hyeon Park
    Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing.2018; 48(2): 182.     CrossRef
  • Tip 2 Diyabet Hastalarında Diyabet Kontrolünü Zorlaştıran Faktörlerin İncelenmesi
    ELANUR YILMAZ KARABULUTLU, YAVUZ ÜREN
    Sağlık Bilimleri ve Meslekleri Dergisi.2018; : 376.     CrossRef
  • Health-Related Quality-of-Life and Diabetes Self-Care Activity in Elderly Patients with Diabetes in Korea
    Hacksun Kim, Kisook Kim
    Journal of Community Health.2017; 42(5): 998.     CrossRef
  • Effects of Health Literacy and Knowledge on Diabetic Self-care in the Elderly with DM Living Alone
    Nan Hui Kim, Youngran Yang, Myung Ha Lee
    Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing.2016; 27(4): 370.     CrossRef
  • The Relationships between Self-care Knowledge and Compliance of Ischemic Stroke Patients with Diabetics
    Ha-Na Park, Myung-Hee Kim, Jung-Ha Park
    Journal of the Korea Academia-Industrial cooperation Society.2015; 16(11): 7513.     CrossRef
  • The Effects of Elderly Diabetes Mellitus Patients' Self-care Behavior and Health Conservation on Cardiovascular Risk Factors
    Kiwol Sung
    Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing.2015; 26(2): 150.     CrossRef
  • Gender-Specific Factors Influencing Diabetes Self-Care Behaviors and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes in South Korea
    Jeong Sil Choi, Bo Hwan Kim, Sun Ju Chang
    Research in Gerontological Nursing.2015; 8(5): 231.     CrossRef
  • A Study on the Relationship between Fatigue Level, Job Stress and Quality of Life for Workers
    Yunyoung Kim, Hye-Sun Hyun, Jong Hyang Yoo
    Korean Journal of Occupational Health Nursing.2015; 24(4): 372.     CrossRef
  • Efficacy of Chronic Disease Self-management Program in Older Korean Adults with Low and High Health Literacy
    Su Hyun Kim, Chang Ho Youn
    Asian Nursing Research.2015; 9(1): 42.     CrossRef
  • Development of a Situation-Specific Theory for Explaining Health-Related Quality of Life Among Older South Korean Adults With Type 2 Diabetes
    Sun Ju Chang, Eun-Ok Im
    Research and Theory for Nursing Practice.2014; 28(2): 113.     CrossRef
  • Factors Affecting Highly Educated Elders' Diabetic Health Leader Attitude
    Kiwol Sung, Jiran Nam, Mijin Yu
    Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing.2014; 25(2): 119.     CrossRef
  • Associations between Characteristics of Green Spaces, Physical Activity and Health - Focusing on the Case Study of Changwon City -
    Su-Kyeongq Baek, Kyung-Hun Park
    Journal of the Korean Institute of Landscape Architecture.2014; 42(3): 1.     CrossRef
  • Factors Related to Perceived Health Status in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
    Ang Li Won, Seung Hyun Yoo, Myoung Soon You
    Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion.2014; 31(3): 1.     CrossRef
  • Relationships between Diabetic Knowledge, Self-Care Behaviors and HbA1c in Diabetic Patients using public hospitals
    Juan Lee, Hyojung Park
    Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing.2014; 21(3): 243.     CrossRef
  • Psychometric evaluation of the Korean version of the Diabetes Self‐efficacy Scale among South Korean older adults with type 2 diabetes
    Sun Ju Chang, Misoon Song, Eun‐Ok Im
    Journal of Clinical Nursing.2014; 23(15-16): 2121.     CrossRef
  • Factors Influencing Self-Care Behaviors Related to Insulin Therapy in Elders with Diabetes Mellitus
    Na-Yeong Sohn, Jin-Hyang Yang
    Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing.2013; 20(1): 27.     CrossRef
  • Newly Diagnosed Diabetes Mellitus With Pancreatic Cancer Manifested as Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar State
    Tae Hyung Kwon, Min Seong Kim, Jun Ho Jeon, Dong Il Jeong, Sang Seok Yun, Yong Kyu Lee
    Journal of the Korean Geriatrics Society.2013; 17(2): 95.     CrossRef
  • The Relationship between Neuropathic Pain and Glycemic Control, Self Management in Type II Diabetes Mellitus Patients
    Yeong-Mi Seo, Won-Hee Choi
    Journal of the Korea Academia-Industrial cooperation Society.2013; 14(4): 1774.     CrossRef
  • Relationships of Motivational Factors and Diabetes Self-management Behavior in Community Dwelling Older Adults
    Kyoungsan Seo, Misoon Song
    Journal of muscle and joint health.2012; 19(3): 308.     CrossRef
  • The Validity and Reliability of a Korean Version of the Diabetes Self-Care Barriers Assessment Scale for Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes
    Sun-Ju Chang, Kyung-Ja Kang
    Journal of muscle and joint health.2010; 17(2): 183.     CrossRef

Diabetes Metab J : Diabetes & Metabolism Journal
Close layer