Assessment of Diabetes Patient Adherence to Dietary Recommendation in Diabetics Center in Al-Najaf city

Authors

  • Iman Qasim Kteo Al-hussein 1 , Zahraa Abdull Abbass Taher Al- Khafajy 1 , Haider Mohammed Haloob ALAbedi 1 , Athraa Abbas Al-Zeyadi 2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i1.13776

Keywords:

Diabetes, Patient, Diabetics Center in Al-Najaf city

Abstract

Objective: This study aimed to assess of diabetes patient adherence to dietary recommendation in Diabetics
center in Al-Najaf city and to find out the relationship between the diabetic patient adherence to dietary
recommendation and their demographic and clinical data. Methodology: Descriptive analytic design was
carried out to assess of diabetics patient adherence to dietary recommendation in Al-Najaf City/ Health
Directorate of Al-Najaf Al-Ashraf / Al-Sadder Medical City / Al-Najaf Center for Diabetes and Endocrine.
The study was carried out from February 1st, 2018 up to March 28th, 2018. A non-probability (accidental)
sampling technique was used consisting of (100) female and male those who visit Al-Najaf Center for
Diabetes and Endocrine. Data collected through using of a well-designed questionnaire consist of three
parts: Part I: Socio-demographic Characteristics, Part II: Clinical Data: consists of (6) items and Part 111:
Patient adherence to dietary recommendation. This part of the questionnaire consists of (16) items.
Conclusion: It is concluded that the Majority of the stay sample have fair adherence to diabetics dietary
recommendations.
Recommendation: Based on study conclusion, its need for a good relationship between the patient and
health- care provider in order to provide more understanding and knowledge about the disease and its nonmedical management and diabetic’s patients need dietary recommendations with means of education, such
as published materials with regard to dietary regimen.

Author Biography

Iman Qasim Kteo Al-hussein 1 , Zahraa Abdull Abbass Taher Al- Khafajy 1 , Haider Mohammed Haloob ALAbedi 1 , Athraa Abbas Al-Zeyadi 2

1 M.Sc. Adults Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Kufa, 2 M.Sc. Maternal and Newborn Health Nursing

Published

2020-12-31

How to Cite

Iman Qasim Kteo Al-hussein 1 , Zahraa Abdull Abbass Taher Al- Khafajy 1 , Haider Mohammed Haloob ALAbedi 1 , Athraa Abbas Al-Zeyadi 2. (2020). Assessment of Diabetes Patient Adherence to Dietary Recommendation in Diabetics Center in Al-Najaf city . Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(1), 2500-2506. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i1.13776