Background: Diabetes is one of the incurable but easily controllable diseases. It is a chronic disease due to impaired between glucose and insulin in the body. Methods: An evaluative research method was selected. A pre-experimental (one group pretest – posttest) design was adopted for this study. The samples for the study were 80 Patients with Type II DM which were selected by using non- probability purposive sampling technique. Pretest and Posttest score were utilized to achieve goal of the study. Results: Result showed that in pretest mean score of fasting blood sugar was 164.65 and post-test mean score was 110.91. It Shows that there was significant difference in the mean pre-test knowledge score and mean post-test knowledge score of Patients with Type II DM on management of Diabetes as measured by ‘t’ test (22.01) which was significant at 0.05 level of significance. Conclusion: The study concluded that the STP was effective. Hence the patients with diabetes should be encouraged to attend health education programme.
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Sharma Priya, Malik Sujeeta. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Fasting Blood Sugar among Patients with Type II Diabetes Mellitus in a selected Community Health Centre of Dadra and Nagar Haveli area. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2019; 7(2): 170-172. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2019.00034.6