Effect of educational program on improving knowledge and practice for adolescences with type 1 diabetes

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  • Abstract

    Background: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the most common endocrine and metabolic conditions in childhood.

    Objectives: to determine the effect of educational program on the adolescences children knowledge and reported practices with type 1 diabetes.

    Method: Design pretest -posttest design was utilized to conduct this study.

    Setting: study was conducted at outpatient clinic for diabetes at Minia University Hospital for Obstetrics and Pediatrics.

    Sample: 50 adolescences children with type 1 diabetes.

    Tools: Pre-designed questionnaire sheet and Educational and training program.

    Results: this study showed significant improvement in adolescences knowledge and reported practices in post/test I and II.

    Conclusion: after the implementation of the program, there was remarkable improvement of adolescences children knowledge and reported practices.

    Recommendations: a developed program should be applied and repeat again every 6 months in the same study setting and adopted in other similar settings with required modifications, provision of continuing education programs.

  • Keywords

    : Adolescences; Educational Program; Type 1 Diabetes.

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Article ID: 7178
DOI: 10.14419/ijans.v6i1.7178

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