ISSN: 0970-938X (Print) | 0976-1683 (Electronic)

Biomedical Research

An International Journal of Medical Sciences


The effect of disease knowledge training on pregnancy outcome in gestational diabetes

Objective: To explore the effect of health education on pregnancy outcome in gestational Diabetes Mellitus (DM) patients.

Methods: A total of 78 patients with gestational diabetes diagnosed in our hospital from June 2015 to June 2017 were selected as study samples and were divided into control group and study group with grouping criteria of double blind method in which the former were given routine nursing while the latter received training of health education besides conventional care. The pregnancy outcome and nursing satisfaction in two groups were analysed and compared.

Results: Compared with the control group, the study group had obviously better indexes of pregnancy outcome. In addition, the total satisfaction rate of the study group was 97.4%, which was significantly higher than 76.9% in the control group.

Conclusion: In the nursing of patients with gestational diabetes mellitus, health education can improve pregnancy outcome, the satisfaction to treatment and nurse-patient relationship, thus worth recommending.

Author(s): Haiyan Li, Chunxiao Lin, Xiuping Duan, Yonghua Lin
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