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Limited knowledge of diabetes in patients attending an outpatient diabetes clinic at a referral hospital in Zimbabwe: a cross-sectional study
Department of Health Sciences, Zimbabwe Open University, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Linköping University, Department of Social and Welfare Studies, Division of Nursing Science. Linköping University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Linköping University, Department of Social and Welfare Studies, Division of Nursing Science. Linköping University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-9360-8570
2018 (English)In: Pan African Medical Journal, ISSN 1937-8688, E-ISSN 1937-8688, Vol. 29, article id 144Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Diabetes mellitus (DM) has increased globally, with a significant increase noted in African communities. Self-care health-related behavior is determined by beliefs about health and illness which are based on the person?s knowledge of diabetes. The present study aimed to assess patients diabetes awareness and level of diabetes knowledge in Zimbabwean adults with diabetes attending an outpatient diabetes clinic at a main referral hospital.

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AFRICAN FIELD EPIDEMIOLOGY NETWORK-AFENET , 2018. Vol. 29, article id 144
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Cross-sectional study; Zimbabwe; determinants; diabetes awareness; diabetes knowledge; diabetes mellitus
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-152510DOI: 10.11604/pamj.2018.29.144.12301ISI: 000431534700001PubMedID: 30050608OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-152510DiVA, id: diva2:1299729
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