Evaluation of Training of Children in Controlling Diabetes in Omdurman Pediatric Hospital in Khartoum State, 2011-2013
American Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2016, Pages: 10-14
Received: Sep. 6, 2016; Accepted: Sep. 26, 2016; Published: Oct. 17, 2016
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Rabia A. Eltayeb, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Applied Medical Science, Taif University, Taif City, Saudi Arabia
Omar Yousof Mohamed Ali, Department of Community health Sciences, Al Baha University, Al Baha City, Saudi Arabia
Mohamed Omer Elsamani, Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Al Baha University, Al Baha City, Saudi Arabia
Azhari A. Mohammed Nour, Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Al Baha University, Al Baha City, Saudi Arabia
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Abstract
This an interventional study, pre and post study conducted in Khartoum State, from August 2011– 2013,to assess the effect of the training of diabetic children in improving the control and management of diabetes. Convenience sampling technique was used to select 101 diabetic children from Khartoum State. The sample size was a according to the attendance to Omdurman pediatric hospital Diabetic clinic during data collection period. The data was collected by using a pre-tested questionnaire by the researcher. The data was then analyzed by using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 20. The results of the study showed that; the training program me for diabetic children and their carers has increased the level of their knowledge about management of diabetes from 21.5% to 65.1%. It is also effective in enhancing a wide range of diabetic children and their carers 'knowledge about insulin from 28.40% to 82.32%. Innovative training programme for diabetic children and their carers is significantly effective in increasing their knowledge about checkup of diabetes from 8.2% to 90.80%. The study revealed that; the implementation of diabetes education for children with type1 diabetes has improved glycemic control. The study recommended that training programs about diabetic care for children and their carers should be emphasized at all pediatrics hospitals, Long term interventions are required for getting accurate diabetes control and more reduction of HA1c and Further researches with different design, different location to be conducted to assess the effectiveness of interventions on sustained glycemic control.
Keywords
Disability, Diabetes, Complications, Glycaemia Control, Training
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Rabia A. Eltayeb, Omar Yousof Mohamed Ali, Mohamed Omer Elsamani, Azhari A. Mohammed Nour, Evaluation of Training of Children in Controlling Diabetes in Omdurman Pediatric Hospital in Khartoum State, 2011-2013, American Journal of Pediatrics. Vol. 2, No. 3, 2016, pp. 10-14. doi: 10.11648/j.ajp.20160203.11
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