Volume 22, Issue 3 (10-2014)                   Avicenna J Nurs Midwifery Care 2014, 22(3): 24-32 | Back to browse issues page

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Omidi A, Miri F, Khodaveisi M, Karami M, Mohammadi N. The effect of training home care to type-2 diabetic patients on controlling blood glucose levels in patients admitted to the Diabetes Research Center of Hamadan. Avicenna J Nurs Midwifery Care 2014; 22 (3) :24-32
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  Background: One of the most challenges in diabetic patients is learning how to glycemic control. Patient education in the home increases the ability of patients to self-care. This study aimed to determine the effect of home care education on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes patients. 

  Methods: This study was a clinical randomized controlled trial which conducted on sixty diabetic type 2 patients. Patients using blocks randomization were divided in two groups of intervention and control. Intervention education were at home visit on three training sessions of forty minutes, face to face with presence of patient and at least one of the members of the family and control group received usual education. Data were collected using questionnaire and checklist before and three months after the intervention. Data were analyzed using SPSS/20, analysis was used by descriptive statistics, chi-square, paired t-test and analysis of covariance.

  Result: The results showed that after home care education, fasting plasma glucose test in the intervention group than in control group, the difference was statistically significant (P<0.05). Values of BMI, waist-to-hip ratio in the test group than in the control group after education did not show a significant difference (P<0.05).

  Conclusion: Using the home care self-care education in diabetes patients one way affected and results to is their continuous behaviors and glycemic control. Member family in control chronic diseases could to using this programs self-care at home and improved ability patients.


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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2014/08/7 | Accepted: 2014/10/22 | Published: 2014/11/26

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