Self-care Practices among Type-II Diabetic Patients visiting tertiary care hospitals of Peshawar

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Abstract

Abstract
Background: Diabetes mellitus is a serious public health issue globally as 366 million people were estimated having
diabetes in year-2011. Self-care plays a key role in controlling type-II diabetes, however, little is known about
self-practices from Pakistani context. The aim of this study was to assess self-care practices among type-II diabetes
patients visiting tertiary care hospitals of Peshawar, KPK.

Authors: 
Dildar Muhammad
Iftikhar-ul-Haq
Sajjad Mohammad⁴
Inam-ul-Haq²
Sameena Naz
Amir Mohammad

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