| Published: April 29, 2017
Level of Stress among Diabetes Mellitus Patients
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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© 2017 Tirumalesh M, Chandraiah K
Received: March 29, 2017; Revision Received: April 18, 2017; Accepted: April 29, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017