Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic, life-threatening metabolic condition of a cumulative, increasingly destructive nature, manifested in multisystem failures, inflicting suffering, stress, decreased quality of life and eventually disability and death. The existing evidence suggests that the conditions’ prevalence will increase by 50-100% in the next 20 years, making it a modern day epidemic, taking its toll on individuals, their families, support systems and of course a huge burden on health systems, employment organizations and other systems. Research Methodology: In a view of the nature of the problem under study and to accomplish the objective of the study effectiveness approach was found to be appropriate to describe the effectiveness of Self-instructional Module on prevention of complications of diabetes mellitus. Results: The findings related to level of knowledge of the diabetic patients regarding the prevention of complications of diabetes mellitus revealed that 23% of the subjects had poor knowledge and only 77% of the subjects had Average knowledge. No one had good knowledge on prevention of complications of DM. Conclusion: On the basis of findings of the study the following conclusions were drawn: Percentage distribution of diabetic patients according to their pre-test level of knowledge showed they had poor knowledge on prevention of complications of diabetes mellitus. Analysis of knowledge score revealed an increase of 24.33 in the total mean score and 28.37% increase in mean percentage after administration of self-instructional module.
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Solomon Athawale, Sandeep Thombare. A Study to assess the effectiveness of Self- Instructional Module on knowledge regarding prevention and complications among patients with Diabetes Mellitus in selected hospitals. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(1):46-8. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00010
Solomon Athawale, Sandeep Thombare. A Study to assess the effectiveness of Self- Instructional Module on knowledge regarding prevention and complications among patients with Diabetes Mellitus in selected hospitals. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(1):46-8. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00010 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-11-1-10
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