International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 9, Issue 10, October 2019 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


DETERMINANTS OF FOOT SELF-CARE PRACTICES AMONG DIABETIC PATIENTS ATTENDING DIABETIC CLINIC AT A REFERRAL HOSPITAL, MERU COUNTY - KENYA
      Ms. Laurenzia Wanja, Dr. Catherine Mwenda, Ms. Ruth Mbugua, Mr. Stanley Njau
Abstract: Foot self-care practices are regarded as fundamental in prevention of diabetic foot ulcers[2].Globally, it is estimated that the prevalent cases of persons living with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) were more than 500 million [17]. Patients with type 2 DM suffer diabetic foot ulcer (DFU), one of the DM complication most costly to treat and with huge impact on global health [3]. The purpose of the study was to assess the determinants of foot self-care practices among patients with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

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Ms. Laurenzia Wanja, Dr. Catherine Mwenda, Ms. Ruth Mbugua, Mr. Stanley Njau (2019); DETERMINANTS OF FOOT SELF-CARE PRACTICES AMONG DIABETIC PATIENTS ATTENDING DIABETIC CLINIC AT A REFERRAL HOSPITAL, MERU COUNTY - KENYA; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 9(10) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.9.10.2019.p9461
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