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| Published: April 29, 2017

Level of Stress among Diabetes Mellitus Patients

Mangalapalli Tirumalesh

Ph.D Research Scholar, S.V.University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. K. Chandraiah

Faculty, S.V.University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.027/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.027

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Background: In particular, stress can have influence on glycemic control in different ways, especially in some “stress reactive” individuals (Riazi et al 2004).Diabetes itself is an important cause of stress in these patients .in fact ,this disease involves life style changes ,diet, frequent medical examinations ,drugs, serious complications. Objectives: 1. To assess stress among diabetic patients both male and female working in sedentary and non sedentary jobs. 2. To examine the difference if any between patients practicing exercise and non practicing exercises and both type1 and type 2  categories . Sample: The sample for the present study consists of 400 diabetic patients who attending for treatment in and around Tirupati city were selected for the present study. Results: The male and female patients found to be different in the experience of stress. The study also reveals that there are differences between patients of sedentary and non sedentary jobs with regard to their stress and. Study also indicates that there are differences between patients with exercises and without exercises with regard to their stress.

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Mangalapalli Tirumalesh @ m.thirumalesh8@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.027/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.027

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017

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