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The Survey of SMS Effect on General Health and Quality of Life in People with Diabetes Type 2 Referring to Clinic of 22-Bahman Hospital of Gonabad City in 2011
Alireza Atarodi , Mohammadreza RahmaniBeilondi , Roghaieh RahmaniBeilondi , Tayebeh Bondar , Mahboobeh Bagheri
, roghaiehrahmany@yahoo.com
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Background : Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases of the present era. This disease with its many complications has so many effects on quality of life that affects people. Since awareness increase is effective on self-control, some strategies can improve quality of life and technology has changed the way of education and life1. So, this study was performed to survey SMS effect on general health and quality of life in people with diabetes type 2 referring to clinic of 22-Bahman hospital of Gonabad city in 2011.
Materials and Methods : This is a quasi-experimental study. The samples were chosen with a simple random sampling from those referring to clinic of 22-Bahman hospital of Gonabad city in 2011. The data were collected by SF-36 quality of life questionnaire. In both of the intervention (X = 40) and the control groups (X = 40) SF-36, quality of life questionnaire was completed before intervention and again one month after sending educational short messages through mobile phone, and then the data were analyzed by independent Mann-whitney, Wilcoxon, Chi square and T-test and using SPSS-14 software.
Results : This study reviewed the mean quality of life before and after sending educational short messages in two intervention and control groups. The findings showed that the average quality of life score before intervention was 56.9 in the control group and 58.3 in the intervention group (p=0). But the comparison of the quality of life scores showed a significant difference in the intervention group according to t-test before and after sending educational mobile messages to them (p= 0).
Conclusion : SMS based on educational text is effective on quality of life increasing and then modern technology can be effective positively if it used approprately.
Keywords: Diabetes Type II, Quality of life, SMS, Education, General Health
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing
* Corresponding Author Address: Department of Midwifery, Nursing &Midwiferyl Faculty, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, Iran
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Atarodi A, RahmaniBeilondi M, RahmaniBeilondi R, Bondar T, Bagheri M. The Survey of SMS Effect on General Health and Quality of Life in People with Diabetes Type 2 Referring to Clinic of 22-Bahman Hospital of Gonabad City in 2011. ZJRMS. 2013; 15 (4) :56-59
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