Kimutai Sagam Caleb*
Nutrition Department, Kenya
*Corresponding Author: Kimutai Sagam Caleb, Nutrition Department, Kenya.
Received: April 04, 2020; Published: June 05, 2020
Introduction: Diabetes mellitus is growing fast the world is witnessing. The incidence of alarming concern health care providers is rapidly rising. The main burden of this disease will fall on all developing countries. The number of diabetic patients will reach 300 million by the end of 2025 it is known through the estimation mostly developing countries will have such dramatic and significant impacts.
Methodology: The quantitative descriptive cross-sectional study design was used with convenient sampling (n = 200). There was a relatively good knowledge (76.16%) among patients on dietary recommendations in management of type 2 DM. Older patients had lower level of education on recommended dietary practices.
Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus; Nutrition Knowledge; Dietary Practice
Citation: Kimutai Sagam Caleb. “Association between Nutrition Knowledge on Diabetes and Dietary Practice of People Living with Diabetes Mellitus in Nandi County". Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 4.7 (2020): 18-27.
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