AWARENESS, ATTITUDE AND PERCEPTION ABOUT TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS AND ITS COMPLICATIONS AMONG MALE AND FEMALE ADULTS: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY
Devansh Jignesh Sheth and Dr. Srabani Bhattacharya*
This Cross-sectional study was conducted among adult males and female population. Total number of participants were 107. Among them 47.66% were male and 52.34% were female. Urban population was 89.7% and rural 10.3%. 55.1% of the respondents knew about Diabetes meliitus. 40.68% of the participants have family history of Diabetes mellitus. 79.97% of the participants agreed about the treatment of Diabetes mellitus. Among the respondents, 81.35% do physical activities. 81.35% of the participants check their blood glucose level. 94.42% of the participants believe that Type 2 Diabetes mellitus could be prevented.
Keywords: Type 2 Diabetes mellitus, Awareness, Prevention, Treatment.
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