Diabetic patients’ perspectives on the challenges of glycaemic control

@inproceedings{Adeniyi2015DiabeticPP,
  title={Diabetic patients’ perspectives on the challenges of glycaemic control},
  author={Oladele Vincent Adeniyi and Parimalane Yogeswaran and Graham Wright and Benjamin Longo-Mbenza},
  booktitle={African journal of primary health care & family medicine},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION The factors affecting the control of diabetes are complex and varied. However, little is documented in the literature on the overall knowledge of diabetic patients about glycaemic control. This study explored the patients' perspectives on the challenges of glycaemic control. METHODS In this qualitative study, semi-structured interviews were conducted with seventeen purposively selected diabetic patients with HBA1c ≥ 9% at Mthatha General Hospital, South Africa. The interviews… CONTINUE READING

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