Effects of diabetes mellitus on health-related quality of life at a tertiary hospital in South Africa: A cross-sectional study.

BACKGROUND Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disease that potentially causes debilitating and life-threatening complications, demands a lifestyle change, and has important implications with regard to wellbeing and health-related quality of life (HRQOL). OBJECTIVES To: (i) determine the HRQOL of a sample of patients with type 2 diabetes; (ii… CONTINUE READING