publication . Article . 2007

Dificuldades dos pacientes diabéticos para o controle da doença: sentimentos e comportamentos

Péres, Denise Siqueira; Santos, Manoel Antônio dos; Zanetti, Maria Lúcia; Ferronato, Antônio Augusto;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2007
  • Publisher: Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto / Universidade de São Paulo
This study aimed to identify difficulties diabetic patients face during treatment in controlling the disease. A total of 24 diabetic patients, attended in the Nurse Educational Center for Adults and Elders in 2003, participated in the study. The data was collected individually, through a written report guided by a question previously elaborated, on a pre-scheduled date. The Content Analysis technique was used in the data analysis. The results showed several difficulties related to the treatment follow up: rejection and denial of the patient's condition, suffering and revolt due to restrictions imposed by the diet, physical activity and medication. It is possible...
free text keywords: diabetes mellitus, health education, chronic disease, educación en salud, enfermedad crónica, educação em saúde, doença crônica, Nursing, RT1-120
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