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Vahidi H, Ghoreishian S, Bashardoost N, Sadeghipanah F, Soltani M. Study of Attitudes and behaviors of People in Yazd city Regarding Herbal Medicine Consumption in Diabetes. TB. 2014; 12 (4) :113-122
URL: http://tbj.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-1722-en.html

Pharm.D , Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran , arvahidi@ssu.ac.ir
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Abstract Introduction: Diabetes mellitus(DM) is the most common metabolic disease in the world. Before insulin drugs that regulating blood sugar the patient with DM were be treated with herbal medicine. Now there is different drugs to regulating blood sugar but for incomplete treatment of this disease the use of herbal medicine is rising in treatment of DM. therefore it is important to show people adverse effect and benefit of herbal medicine. The aim of this study is the attitude and information sources of yazd's people to consume of herbal medicine in treatment of DM Methods: a descriptive cross sectional study has been designed on 300 person who are 15 to 65 years old that collected accidental in 10 area of yazd. Data was collected by a reliable and validated questionnaire and analysis data with spss software. Results: this study indicated that attitude of man and woman is the same in consume of herbal medicine in treatment of DM and both of them have a better attitude about consume of herbal medicine. people with old age have better attitude than other (p value:0.020) people with higher level of education show descending in attitude(p value:0.026). Conclusion: this issue show that we need more education for them. also this study indicated that the people with DM have better attitude in consuming and know the kind of herbal medicine and generally find data from parents and first class family.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/10/12 | Accepted: 2015/10/12 | Published: 2015/10/12

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