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A Clinical Study on Cerebrovascular Disease with Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes & Metabolism Journal 1984;8(1):67-72
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Knowledge and attitude of diabetics toward their illness were investigated in 287 cases who were randomly sampled from our diabetic clinic by questionnaire. Following results were obtained.: Highest incidence was observed in the age group of forties, followed by fifties and thirties and male were affected more frequently than female (1.63: 1). Overweight was noted in 53% of patient; Sixty per cent had their illness less than 3 years duration and half of them experienced hospital admission. About their knowledge toward diabetes, haIf of patients were aware of it's causes, 93% it's symptoms, 70% its complications, 60.6 % urine sugar testlng, 28.2% normal blood sugar level. Especially about diabetic complications.17.1%(49 case) know about hypoglycemia and 3,5%(10 cases) about diabetic coma. And approxinsately 45% of them were well oriented in the necessity of foot care. Approximately half of the patients recognized importance of diet, but 25.8% (74 cases) know about KDA Exchange Diet Planning. One of most frequent and important points cancerning abouf ditbetic care has been brought up by these questonnaires; Folloowing diabetic diet strictly as prescrived by physician.

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    A Clinical Study on Cerebrovascular Disease with Diabetes Mellitus
    Korean Diabetes J. 1984;8(1):67-72.
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