A cross-sectional survey to assess the awareness among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus attending tertiary care hospital in East Godavari region, IndiaAnil Kumar Thammisetty, Lakshmi Keerthana Badam, Kiran Deedi Mortha, Usha Kiran Pothu, Lakshmana Kumar Nelakudithi.
Background: The burden of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is increasing rapidly in India. Knowledge regarding this will play a crucial role in its prevention and control.
Objective: The present survey was conducted to assess awareness on various aspects of diabetes among T2DM patients.
Materials and Methods: This was a cross-sectional study done among Type2 diabetes mellitus patients. Group 1 comprised 120 newly diagnosed cases while Group 2 comprised 120 old cases with
Key words: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus; Awareness; Survey