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A Malayalam Questionnaire for the Assessment of Knowledge regarding Diabetes

@article{Rao2016AMQ,
  title={A Malayalam Questionnaire for the Assessment of Knowledge regarding Diabetes},
  author={Ashok R Chandra Rao and P Raghunath Sreelakshmi and Dinesh D Prabhu and Rani Alex},
  journal={Kerala Medical Journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={9},
  pages={7-11}
}
Diabetes mellitus is common in Kerala. Recent data indicates that 27% of the population ≥30 years have diabetes. Patient education is a key element in the treatment of diabetes. Assessment of diabetes knowledge is important for effective good treatment. For the assessment of diabetes knowledge, validated tools are essential. While such tools exist for English speaking patients, there are few validated and published tools in Malayalam for assessing diabetes knowledge. One method for developing a… 

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