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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 34-35

A study of compliance status of diabetes mellitus patients

1 Assistant Professor, Community Medicine, Burdwan Medical College, Kolkata, India
2 Professor, Preventive & Social Medicine, AIIH & PH, Kolkata, India
3 Associate Professor, Paediatrics, Burdwan Medical College, Kolkata, India
4 Professor, Nutrition & Metabolic Diseases, School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata, India

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A clinic based descriptive (case series) study was conducted among 106 study subjects with poor glycaemic control in a tertiary care hospital, Kolkata. Poor compliance was observed in 89.62% and 10.38% had good/acceptable compliance. Compliance was better in above 60 years age group, in males, in married and educated persons. Non-compliance factors acted mostly in combination.

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