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Knowledge, attitude and practices [KAP] of healthcare workers in the Free State, South Africa regarding type 2 diabetes mellitus
(University of the Free State, 2016-06)
English: The quality of care and the implementation strategies used by health care workers (HCWs) in diabetes care is imperative. The implementation strategies used are determined by the knowledge, attitude and practice ...
Diabetes-related knowledge, attitudes and practices [KAP] of adult patients with type 2 diabetes in Maseru, Lesotho
(University of the Free State, 2017-06)
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a major public health concern in Lesotho and is the fourth ranking cause of death in that country. A steady increase in the proportion of patients admitted into hospitals with diabetes-related ...
Nutritional status, glycemic control and barriers to treatment compliance among patients with type 2 diabetes attending diabetes clinics in Maseru, Lesotho
(University of the Free State, 2014-07)
English: In 2013, 382 million people suffered from diabetes, with 80% of cases occurring in low-and-middle income countries. Diabetes and diabetes-related complications is the fourth most treated disease in Lesotho hospitals, ...
Perceptions of patients regarding diabetes-related health communication strategies in the Free State, South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2015)
English: BACKGROUND: Patients with diabetes are expected to manage their own condition throughout their lives. Self-management is enabled through health information presented using health communication strategies. Various ...
Diabetes-related knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) of adult patients with type 2 diabetes in the Free State, South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2016-01)
English: Worldwide Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is a growing public health problem and is closely linked to overweight and obesity. Many patients with T2DM in South Africa are overweight or obese which has been associated ...
Adherence of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with the SEMDSA lifestyle guidelines
(University of the Free State, 2017-01)
English: Over the last decade, the global burden of disease and mortality has shifted from infectious diseases to chronic diseases. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is considered to be the fastest growing chronic disease ...