Effectiveness of Health Literacy Development Program for Kidney Degenerative Prevention among Type II Diabetic Mellitus Patients with Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Condition

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Saowaluk Seedaket
Tepthai Chotchai
Artit Chutchaipolrut
Nusara Chotchai
Issaree Padphai


This quasi-experiment research aimed to determine effectiveness of health literacy developmental program for kidney degenerative prevention among type II diabetic patients with stage 3 chronic kidney condition in Samran sub-district, Mueang district, Khon Kaen. The samples included 20 individuals for each experimental and controlled group. The health literacy developmental program was consisted of knowledge regarding food, medicine, physical exercise training, stress relief, goal setting for self-care, participative self-care activities and health visiting. The statistics were used in this research included frequency, percentage, average and standard deviation for descriptive statistical analysis. Inferential statistic Chi-square test was not only used to proportionally compared between experimental group and its counterpart, but independent t-test was also used to compared the average between those two groups. The results revealed that an average of health literacy scores of the experimental group were increased with statistical significance (p<.001). The glomerular filtration of the experimental participants was statistically significantly greater than the controlled participants, after the project participation (p=.038). In addition, cumulative blood sugar of the experimental group was reduced with statistical significance, when compared to its counterparts (p=.012).


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Seedaket เ, Chotchai เ, Chutchaipolrut อ, Chotchai น, Padphai อ. Effectiveness of Health Literacy Development Program for Kidney Degenerative Prevention among Type II Diabetic Mellitus Patients with Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Condition. NJPH (วารสาร พ.ส.) [Internet]. 2022 Apr. 26 [cited 2022 Aug. 10];32(1):195-20. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/tnaph/article/view/257458


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