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Erythrocyte Na+ , K+ - ATPass Activity in Type Ⅱ Diabetic Patients
Diabetes & Metabolism Journal 1987;11(1):19-25
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A survey was carried out during the period of August 1 to October 27,1982, to obtain information on knowledge of diabetes. 897 residents in Tague srea who said they wereeee not diabetics were interviewed. The following results were obtained. 1. About 99,7% of the surveyed residents had heard about diabetes while 0.03% had not heard about it. Of the people who know diabetes 33.5%, of them learned of diabetes through diabetics, 33.2% from mass media. 11.6% doctors or nurses, and from pharmacist. 2. In regard to the knowledge on the causes of diabetes, 23.5% of the respondents think that heredity is important in causing diabetes. 76. 7% think that diabetes is not an infectious disease, 56.9% think that a certain drug can cause diabetes. 3. About 40. 3% had some previous knowledge of symptoms of diabetes, while 59.7% did not know of any symptoms. 4.About. The complications ot diabetes,63,9% understand that they are more serious than the disease itself, 21.9% know about the healing hindrance of skin infection, 27.7%. About visual disturbance, 47, 3% about impotence, and 45.5% about hypertension. .Atbout the treatment of diabetes; (1) 95,3% know about the necesaity of diet. 78. 5% think that vegetables are permissible without any rigid limitation. (2) about exercise, 80% know about its necessity, 83% know about the necessity of hard exercise and 65% know that exercise after meal iss good.

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    Erythrocyte Na+ , K+ - ATPass Activity in Type Ⅱ Diabetic Patients
    Korean Diabetes J. 1987;11(1):19-25.
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