Effects of a self-management program on knowledge, self-management behaviors and HbA1c among diabetic patients with poor glycemic control: randomized controlled trial

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  • จันจิรา วิทยาบำรุง คณะพยาบาลศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยขอนแก่น
  • Pattama Surit Faculty of Nursing Khon Kaen University

Keywords:

self-management, knowledge, self-management behavior, HbA1c level, diabetic patient

Abstract

This randomized controlled trial (RCT) aimed to study the effects of self-management program on knowledge, self-management behaviors and HbA1c levels in diabetic patients with poor glycemic control. The participants consisted of 64 diabetic patients with poor glycemic control and were equally divided into experimental group or control group. The experimental group received a self-management program based on Kanfer’s concept and the control group received usual care. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, chi-square test, paired t-test and independent t-test. The results showed that after receiving the program, the experimental group had knowledge and self-management scores higher than before receiving the program and higher than the control group, with the statistically significant level of p<0.05. Also, after receiving the program, the experimental group had HbA1c levels less than before receiving the program and less than the control group, with the statistically significant level of p<0.05. 

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Published

2020-12-26

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วิทยาบำรุง จ, Surit ป. Effects of a self-management program on knowledge, self-management behaviors and HbA1c among diabetic patients with poor glycemic control: randomized controlled trial. JNSH [Internet]. 2020 Dec. 26 [cited 2022 Jul. 7];43(4):36-47. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/nah/article/view/243578

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