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Diabetes mellitus: attitudes, knowledge and glycaemic control in a cross-sectional population.

Abstract:

A questionnaire to households in Oxfordshire identified 431 diabetic patients living in the area and 272 of them completed a questionnaire about their attitudes to and knowledge of diabetes, and were subsequently interviewed. Most did not regard diabetes as a serious disease and had little knowledge of possible complications. Patients found dietary compliance the most difficult part of their treatment. Among non-insulin treated patients there was a significant association between difficulty w...

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Thompson, AV More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
Thorogood, M More by this author
Fowler, GH More by this author
Journal:
The Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Volume:
38
Issue:
315
Pages:
450-452
Publication date:
1988-10-05
ISSN:
0035-8797
URN:
uuid:4a667902-9e1e-4664-b832-85077e97009e
Source identifiers:
72765
Local pid:
pubs:72765

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