Adherence of people with type 1 diabetes to self-care activities / Adesão das pessoas com diabetes tipo 1 às atividades de autocuidado

  • Bernardo Moura School-Hospital of the University Fernando Pessoa (HE-UFP), Av. Fernando Pessoa 150, 4420-096 S. Cosme - Gondomar, Portugal http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6270-9547
  • Diogo Guedes Vidal UFP Energy, Environment and Health Research Unit (FP-ENAS), University Fernando Pessoa (UFP), 4249-004 Porto, Portugal http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2777-2372
  • Margarida Ferreira University Fernando Pessoa (UFP) , 4200-150 Porto, Portugal. NursID Research Group, CINTESIS – Center for Health Technology and Services Research, Rua Dr. Plácido da Costa, S/n, 4200-450, Porto, Portugal http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2232-7314

Resumo

Objective: to assess the adherence of people with type 1 diabetes to self-care activities. Method: quantitative study with 60 diabetics, from Porto, Portugal. The Self-Care Scale for Diabetes in its version translated and adapted to Portuguese was applied in January to February 2019. Results: respondents are mostly young (36.7%), employed (63.4%), female (73.3%), married (36.7%), high educated (60.0%) and diagnosed with recent diabetes (50.0%). Most have good mean adherence to self-care behaviors related to food (5.0), blood glucose monitoring (6.8), foot care (5.6) and medication (6.4). Regarding physical activity (2.6) and smoking, 73.3% of respondents say they smoked a cigarette in the last seven days lower adherence was identified. Conclusions: there is a need to develop educational programs to ensure a higher adherence to healthy lifestyles.

Biografia do Autor

Bernardo Moura, School-Hospital of the University Fernando Pessoa (HE-UFP), Av. Fernando Pessoa 150, 4420-096 S. Cosme - Gondomar, Portugal
Degree in Nursing and Postgraduate Degree in Critical Patient, School-Hospital of the University Fernando Pessoa (HE-UFP)
Diogo Guedes Vidal, UFP Energy, Environment and Health Research Unit (FP-ENAS), University Fernando Pessoa (UFP), 4249-004 Porto, Portugal
Degree and Master Degree in Sociology. PhD Student in Ecology and Environmental Health, UFP Energy, Environment and Health Research Unit (FP-ENAS), University Fernando Pessoa (UFP)
Margarida Ferreira, University Fernando Pessoa (UFP) , 4200-150 Porto, Portugal. NursID Research Group, CINTESIS – Center for Health Technology and Services Research, Rua Dr. Plácido da Costa, S/n, 4200-450, Porto, Portugal
Degree in Nursing, Master Degree  in Public Health with Specialization in Occupational Health, PhD in Applied Research, Preventive Medicine, Public Health and Surgery, University Fernando Pessoa, NursID Research Group, CINTESIS – Center for Health Technology and Services Research  
Publicado
2021-08-16
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Moura B, Vidal DG, Ferreira M. Adherence of people with type 1 diabetes to self-care activities / Adesão das pessoas com diabetes tipo 1 às atividades de autocuidado. J. nurs. health. [Internet]. 16º de agosto de 2021 [citado 18º de abril de 2024];11(3). Disponível em: https://periodicos.ufpel.edu.br/index.php/enfermagem/article/view/20491
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