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J Diabetes Nurs 2019, 7(4): 983-991 Back to browse issues page
The Effect Of Counseling on Health Promotion Behaviors in Diabetic Mothers; Zabol 2018
Fatemeh Kadkhodai, Mahin Badakhsh, Mehrbanoo Amirshahi
Zabol University of Medical , h_badakhsh@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Since lifestyle affects one’s health, health-promoting activities and a healthy lifestyle are major strategies to facilitate and preserve health. Nowadays, gestational diabetes is one of the most prevalent complications of pregnancy affecting maternal and fetal health.  The present study aimed to determine the impact of the consultation on the promotion of healthy lifestyles in women with gestational diabetes referring to educational-medical centers affiliated to Zabol University of Medical Sciences in 2018.
Materials and Methods: This quasi-experimental study was performed on 70 mothers with gestational diabetes admitted to educational-medical centers affiliated to Zabol University of Medical Sciences. The study participants were selected based on convenience sampling and were randomly assigned into two groups of intervention and control. The intervention group received 7 counseling sessions.  Data collection tools included demographic form, and Health Promoting Lifestyle Profile II questionnaire.
Results: Based on the obtained results, the intervention and control groups were homogeneous in terms of demographic characteristics and mean score of health promotion behaviors and did not differ significantly before the intervention (P>0.05). However, a significant increase was observed in the total score of health promoting behaviors in the intervention group 153.48(7.52), as compared to the control group 113.57(5.14); P <0.001).
Conclusion: Midwives can improve the lifestyle of mothers with gestational diabetes and reduce the complications of gestational diabetes with proper care and health promotion lifestyle counseling in health centers
Keywords: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, Health Promoting, Lifestyle, Pregnant Women, counseling
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Interventions for diabetes
Received: 2019/10/22 | Accepted: 2019/10/22 | Published: 2019/10/22
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Kadkhodai F, Badakhsh M, Amirshahi M. The Effect Of Counseling on Health Promotion Behaviors in Diabetic Mothers; Zabol 2018. J Diabetes Nurs. 2019; 7 (4) :983-991
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Volume 7, Issue 4 (12-2019) Back to browse issues page
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