Knowledge and self-care practices of diabetics in a resettlement colony of Chandigarh.

@article{Kaur1998KnowledgeAS,
  title={Knowledge and self-care practices of diabetics in a resettlement colony of Chandigarh.},
  author={Kulwant Kaur and Meghachandra M. Singh and Kumar and Indarjeet Walia},
  journal={Indian journal of medical sciences},
  year={1998},
  volume={52 8},
  pages={341-7}
}
Self-care is an important component of diabetes control programme. A cross-sectional survey was carried out in a resettlement colony of Chandigarh and 60 diabetics aged 20 years and above were identified. Their knowledge and practices regarding diet, genital hygiene, care of foot, wound, complications of diabetes and medication was assessed using a semistructured interview schedule. Most of them (60%) opined that diabetic should consume whatever is cooked in the family. Forty eight diabetics… CONTINUE READING
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