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Abstract

KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES OF ALMAJMMAH POPULATION, SAUDI ARABIA TOWARDS DIABETES MELLITUS

*Abdullah Aedh Alotaibi, Ibrahim Mohamad AlEidan, Mubarak Faihan Aldajani, Abdulaziz Mohammed Alhaddad

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Background: Diabetes mellitus encompasses a group of metabolic disorders that result in acute and chronic complications due to the absolute or relative lack of insulin. Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions worldwide, and its prevalence is increasing rapidly. In 2000, an estimated 2.8% of all age groups worldwide were suffering from diabetes. This number is estimated to be 4.4% in 2030. Objectives to evaluate the knowledge and attitudes towards diabetes mellitus among Saudi population in AlMajmmah City. Study design it is cross-sectional to study the knowledge and attitude of Saudis in AlMajmmah about diabetes mellitus. Study population is both gender aged 18 years and more and who reside in AlMajmmah. Multistage sampling was considered. The data was collected by a pre-tested questionnaire and analyzed by SPSS VERSION 23 Results: families and the friends are superior than other information resources for the participants in their way to learn about diabetes, with 34%, followed by traditional and social media (18%, 16%, respectively). The health care providers were the least information resource for the participant to learn from. Conclusion: Fair awareness level but Poor behavior among diabetic and non-diabetic populations have been found in our participants.

Keywords: Diabetes, mellitus, awareness, AlMajmmah, knowledge, attitude.


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