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Association between Health–Related Quality of Life and Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetics of Sirjan City in 2015
S.S. Mazloomy1, M. Rezaeian2, A. Naghibzadeh Tahami3, R. Sadeghi *
1- Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
2- Prof., Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Medical School, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran
3- MSc in Epidemiology, Physiology Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
PhD Candidate PhD Candidate in Health Education, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran, PhD Candidate in Health Education, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
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Association between Health–Related Quality of Life and Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetics of Sirjan City in 2015

S.S. Mazloomy Mahmood Abad[1], M. Rezaeian[2], A. Naghibzadeh Tahami[3], R. Sadeghi[4]

Received: 04/09/2016      Sent for Revision: 19/10/2016      Received Revised Manuscript: 07/01/2017     Accepted: 21/01/2017

Background and Objective: Diabetes is a complex and chronic disease associated with patients’ quality of life. The purpose of the present study was to determine the relationship between health – related Quality of life and glycemic control in type 2 diabetics of Sirjan city.

Methods: This was a descriptive study and sample size was 100 diabetic patients in Sirjan city selected through simple random sampling. In this study, the questionnaire included two parts: demographic (7 items) and standard SF-36 (36-item short-form health survey questionnaire) quality of life questionnaire. Data was collected and analyzed by using descriptive indicators, Independent t-test, Pearson’s correlation, and chi-square test.

Results: Mean±S.D age of the participants was 51.92±11.53 years. Diabetic patients' quality of life score was 59.27±26.38 and the results showed a significant associations between physical function (r=0.68) and general health (r=0.63) with serum glucose (p<0.05); while there were no significant associations between scales of physical role, bodily pain, energy and vitality, emotional role, mental-spiritual health, and social functioning with serum glucose and HbA1c (p>0.05).

Conclusions: Diabetic patients' quality of life score was moderate. According to the results, there were a significant relationship between some quality of life scales and glycemic index; accordingly, it seems that better glycemic control in diabetic patients can increase their quality of life.

Key words: Quality of life, Type 2 diabetes, Glycemic control, Sirjan

Funding: This research was funded by Kerman University of Medical Sciences.

Conflict of interest: None declared.
Ethical approval: The Ethics Committee of Kerman University of Medical Sciences approved the study.

How to cite this article: Mazloomy Mahmood Abad SS, Rezaeian M, Naghibzadeh Tahami A, Sadeghi R. Association between Health–Related Quality of Life and Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetics of Sirjan City in 2015. J Rafsanjan Univ Med Sci 2017; 16(1): 74-82. [Farsi]

 

[1]- Prof., Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran

[2]- Prof., Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Medical School, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran

[3]- MSc in Epidemiology, Physiology Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

[4]- PhD Candidate in Health Education, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

 (Corresponding Author): Tel: (034) 42273410, Fax: (034) 42273410, E-mail: reza.sadeghi351@yahoo.com

Keywords: Quality of life, Type 2 diabetes, Glycemic control, Sirjan
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Environmental Health
Received: 2016/09/5 | Accepted: 2017/01/21 | Published: 2017/05/1
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Mazloomy S, Rezaeian M, Naghibzadeh Tahami A, Sadeghi R. Association between Health–Related Quality of Life and Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetics of Sirjan City in 2015. JRUMS. 2017; 16 (1) :73-82
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