EFFECTIVENESS OF AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM IN THE CONTROL OF DIABETIC PATIENTS

Authors

  • Luz María Tejada Tayabas Universidad Autónoma San Luis Potosí
  • María del Pilar Pastor Durango ppastor@tone.udea.edu.co.
  • Sandra Olimpia Gutiérrez Enríquez Universidad Autónoma San Luis Potosí.

Abstract


Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of an educational intervention program on people with diabetes mellitus type 2 in a family medical unit of San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Methodology and material: This is a study of intervention, longitudinal and, comparative. A probabilistic sample and a randomized assignation was used. The variables of study were: level of knowledge in regard to the disease, self care and metabolic control of the patient. An educational intervention program was applied to the study group during nine months, thus a conventional assistance was given to the control group. Measurements of glucosidal hemoglobin were taken, so was the level of knowledge before and after the intervention. The data were processed and analyzed with the software SPSS 8.0. A test of differences of medians for independent samples was applied. Results: The findings show statistic evidence of the educational program effectiveness, thus the knowledge level was improved, and through the test of Friedman, it was showed that the average of glucosidal hemoglobin is lower in the study group. Conclusions: The evaluated program is effective because it increases knowledge increment with respect to the illness, and also ways of control and the therapeutic, such as the metabolic control of the patient.

 

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Author Biographies

Luz María Tejada Tayabas, Universidad Autónoma San Luis Potosí

Licenciada en Enfermería. Maestra en Educación y Gestión Pedagógica. Profesora Investigadora de la Facultad de Enfermería, Universidad Autónoma San Luis Potosí. Privada Mezquites # 110 Fracc. Tecnológico CP 78146, San Luis Potosí, SLP. Tel. (52) 444-8 262324. Fax (52) 444-8262326 ltejada@uaslp.mx.

María del Pilar Pastor Durango, ppastor@tone.udea.edu.co.

Licenciada en Enfermería. Maestra en Salud Pública Universidad de Antioquia, Doctora en Salud Pública del Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública de México, Profesora Investigadora visitante de la Facultad de Enfermería de la Universidad Autónoma, San Luis Potosí. ppastor@tone.udea.edu.co.

Sandra Olimpia Gutiérrez Enríquez, Universidad Autónoma San Luis Potosí.

Licenciada en Enfermería. Maestra en Epidemiología y Administración. Doctora en Salud Pública de la Universidad de Guadalajara, México, Profesora Investigadora de la Facultad de Enfermería, Universidad Autónoma San Luis Potosí. sgutierrer @uaslp.mx.

Published

2008-04-10

How to Cite

Tejada Tayabas, L. M., Pastor Durango, M. del P., & Gutiérrez Enríquez, S. O. (2008). EFFECTIVENESS OF AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM IN THE CONTROL OF DIABETIC PATIENTS. Investigación Y Educación En Enfermería, 24(2). Retrieved from https://revistas.udea.edu.co/index.php/iee/article/view/2909

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ORIGINAL ARTICLES / ARTÍCULOS ORIGINALES / ARTIGOS ORIGINAIS

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