Quality of life of people with type 2 diabetes

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Purpose: A descriptive survey design has been used to assess the quality of life among people with type 2 diabetes. Method: This descriptive survey was carried out among 180 people with type 2 diabetes who admitted to tertiary care hospital at Udupi from June 2015 to January 2016. Data collected were basic demographic information andclinical items like HbA1c and BMI. Quality of life (QOL) was assessed with quality of life instrument for Indian diabetes Patients (QOLID) tool. Results: This study reveals poor quality of life among 22 (12.2%) people with type 2 diabetes and moderate level in 158 (87.8%) of them. Conclusion: Considerable number (12.2%) of people with type 2 diabetes is experiencing poor quality of life which calls for appropriate intervention.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-50
Number of pages4
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 11-2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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