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  1. Self-reported Diabetes Prevalence and Risk factors in South Africa: Results from the World Health Survey

    Self-reported Diabetes Prevalence and Risk factors in South Africa: Results from the World Health Survey

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Using the data from the South African World Health Survey (WHS), the current study aims to assess the self-reported prevalence of diabetes and associated risk factors by socio-economic characteristics in South Africa. A population-based survey of 2314 participants (1116 men...
  2. Sense of Coherence and Quality of Life in Elderly Persons Living with Diabetes Mellitus: An Exploratory Study

    Sense of Coherence and Quality of Life in Elderly Persons Living with Diabetes Mellitus: An Exploratory Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study sought to explore and describe the sense of coherence (SOC) and quality of life (QoL) in elderly people living with diabetes mellitus (DM). Participants were 72 elderly persons with DM (men = 19, women = 53, M (age)...
  3. Sub-Optimal Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus—A Local Audit

    Sub-Optimal Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus—A Local Audit

    Background: Despite increased awareness of risk factors for coronary artery disease and randomized trial data supporting comprehensive diabetic care, these risk factors continue to be largely ignored in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  4. Diabetes guidelines and clinical practice: is there a gap? The South African cohort of the International Diabetes Management Practices Study

    Diabetes guidelines and clinical practice: is there a gap? The South African cohort of the International Diabetes Management Practices Study

    Objectives: The objective of this survey was to determine the therapeutic management of patients with diabetes in the South African private healthcare environment.
  5. The prevalence of subclinical hypothyroidism among patients with diabetes mellitus at the Kalafong Hospital Diabetes Clinic: a cross-sectional study

    The prevalence of subclinical hypothyroidism among patients with diabetes mellitus at the Kalafong Hospital Diabetes Clinic: a cross-sectional study

    Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of subclinical hypothyroidism among patients with diabetes mellitus at the Kalafong Diabetes Clinic in Pretoria.
  6. Awareness and practices of foot self-care in patients with diabetes at Dr Yusuf Dadoo district hospital, Johannesburg

    Awareness and practices of foot self-care in patients with diabetes at Dr Yusuf Dadoo district hospital, Johannesburg

    Objectives: To determine awareness and foot self-care practices in patients with diabetes.