Effect of Self Care Program in Preventing Severe Hypoglycemia among Diabetic Type II Patients


  • Laortip Sangthong โรงพยาบาลศรีนครินทร์(ปัญญานันทภิกขุ) อำเภอศรีนครินทร์ จังหวัดพัทลุง


Self care, severe hypoglycemia, diabetic type II, Srinagarindra health service network


This quasi-experimental study aimed to investigate effect of self care program in preventing severe hypoglycemia among diabetic type II Patients. Of these, 30 samples were purposively selected. The study was performed during May to December, 2017. The self care program in preventing severe hypoglycemia among diabetic type II was developed in this study. The questionnaires were applied by literature review consisted of 12 items. The reliability of the questionnaires was 0.86. The data were analyzed by descriptive statistics and paired t-test. The results shows that 1) knowledge of self care program in preventing severe hypoglycemia was significantly different between pre and post intervention among diabetic type II patients. An average scores of knowledge of self care was increased as 8.33 scores (SD = 1.093). 2) Number of hospitalization with
severe hypoglycemia was deceased as 93.33 percent. However, there were only two diabetic type II patients were rehospitalized 2 – 3 times with severe hypoglycemia and unconscious without sings and symptoms.


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Sangthong L. Effect of Self Care Program in Preventing Severe Hypoglycemia among Diabetic Type II Patients. Health Sci J Thai [Internet]. 2020 Jan. 9 [cited 2023 Dec. 1];1(2):33-9. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/HSJT/article/view/229595



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