Journal Browser Advanced Search Help
Journal Browser Advanced search HELP
Korean J Women Health Nurs. 2003 Sep;9(3):270-276. Korean. Original Article. https://doi.org/10.4069/kjwhn.2003.9.3.270
Kim HS , Park CS .
College of Nursing, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea.
Abstract

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the self-care and the physical symptom and to analyse the correlation between self-care and physical symptom in type2 diabetic patients. METHOD: 201 Participants were recruited from the endocrinology outpatient department of a tertiary care hospital in an urban city. The data were collected by self report self-care and physical symptom questionnaire. RESULTS: The alcohol drinking frequency was lower in female than in male patients. The frequency of nausea or vomiting, morning headaches, lightheadedness, weakness, pain in the heart, pain in the back, stiffness in any join or muscle, and getting very tired in a short time were higher in female than in male diabetic patients. The exercise frequency was negatively correlated with physical symptom in female patients. CONCLUSION: The alcohol drinking frequency was lower in female than in male patients. The female patients had more physical symptoms than the male patients. The exercise frequency was negatively correlated with physical symptom in female patients.

Copyright © 2019. Korean Association of Medical Journal Editors.