Romanian  Journal of  Diabetes
Nutrition  and  Metabolic  Diseases

 
 

Original paper - THE QUALITY OF LIFE IMPROVEMENT IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES IN WEST OF IRAN IN 2014, AN EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION STUDY - ABSTRACT

Authors: Parisa Shabibi 1, Peiman Shabibi 1, Mostafa Qorbani 2, Babak Rastegarimehr 3, Omid Safari 4, Zahra Shafieyan 1, Hamid Asayesh 5, Hossein Ansari 6, Mohammad Sadegh Abedzadeh Zavareh 7, Morteza Mansourian 8
1 Student Research Committee, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran 2 Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, Iran and Chronic Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 3 MsC, Abadan School of Medical Sciences, Abadan, Iran 4 Departments of pediatrics, School of Medicine, Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, Iran 5 Department of Medical Emergencies, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran 6 Health Promotion Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran 7 Department of Public Health, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran 8 Health Management and Economics Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran and Department of Health Education and Promotion, School of Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Background and aims: Diabetes is considered as the most prevalent disease due to metabolic disorders. This study aimed to determine the effect of an educational on the quality of life) QOL( in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM ). Material and methods: This quasi-experimental study was conducted in the form of a pre-test/post-test with intervention. The statistical sample of this study included 70 patients with type 2 diabetes living in the rural areas in the city of Ilam (west of Iran). The data were analyzed using the SPSS software version 20 via descriptive statistics, paired t-student test, independent samples t-student test, and ANOVA. Results: Except social role functioning, all aspects of QOL significantly increased after intervention (p<0.001). Regardless of age groups, gender, and educational level the QOL scores increased at follow -up (p<0.001). Conclusions: Education to patients with type 2 diabetes leads to increased means of all dimensions of QOL that reflect the effects of educational interventions on each domain

Key words: Quality of Life, Type 2 Diabetes, rural areas

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