AMHSR

Akinlade AT

Department of Medicine, General Hospital, Odan, Lagos, Nigeria

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  • Original Article   
    Prevalence, Pattern and Determinants of Myths and Misconceptions among Patients with Diabetes Mellitus in South West Nigeria
    Author(s): Olamoyegun A Michael*, Ajani O Gbadebo and Akinlade AT

    Background: Diabetes Mellitus is a disease of public health significance in the world and especially the African region. Aim: To assess the myths and misconceptions about DM among patients with DM who are attending a teaching hospital. Methods: This study involved adults diagnosed of type-2 diabetes who were consecutively recruited from the LAUTECH teaching hospital Diabetic Clinic, Ogbomoso, Nigeria. A validated questionnaire was used to collect data about sociodemographic data, and questions about aetiology of diabetes, diets, treatment/management and Insulin therapy. All data were entered and analyzed using SPPS. P–value less than 0.05 were considered as statistically significant. Results: 101 subjects with a mean age of 60.61 ± 12.53 years were enrolled for the study. 61% .. Read More»

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