Please cite this paper as: Nazar CMJ, Ahmed A, Akhtar MH, Kareem N. The awareness levels, attitude and perception of people aboutdiabetes. J Renal Endocrinol. 2016;2:e01.
Implication for health policy/practice/research/medical education
The British South-Asian people show poor level of knowledge in diabetes and have been discouraged to join educational sessions. Mild and severe hypoglycemia were seen less frequently in insulin-treated type 2 diabetes than have been reported previously in type 1 diabetes, the risk of hypoglycemia had positive relation with duration of diabetes and insulin therapy. Although impaired awareness of hypoglycemia was uncommon, it was associated with a higher incidence of severe hypoglycemia.