Awareness And Adherence To Self Care Activities Of Type 2 Diabetic Patients Attending Diabetic Clinics At Two Tertiary Hospitals

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the study Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic progressive metabolic disorder characterized by high blood glucose `mainly due to absolute or relative lack of a hormone known as insulin (Shrivastava and Ramasamy, 2013). The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC, 2012) defined it as a group of diseases characterized […]