Exploring the factors Affecting the Compliance of Treatment among the Diabetic Patients


  • Dr. Qamar Afaq Qureshi Head Department of Public Administration Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan
  • Dr. Niaz Ahmad Wassan Department of Public Administration, Gomal University Dera Ismail Khan




Diabetese, Patients, Treatment Compliance, Factors Affecting Treatment Compliance


 Diabetes Mellitus in a heterogeneous group of diseases characterized by state of chronic hyperglycemia resulting from diversity of etiologies environmental and. Above 10% of people with diabetes have type-1 while 90% have type-II. Compliance in medicine is the patient adherence to the course of treatment recommended by physicians. Patient’s compliance depends upon various factors like socio-economics education and behavior of the main considerations. The aim of this study was to explore the factors affecting the compliance of treatment among the diabetic patients; and how to overcome those factors. The objectives of the study were to look into the demographic characteristics of study population; the role of socio-economic condition on compliance in diabetics; the role of false believes on compliance in diabetics; the role of drugs availability on compliance in diabetics, and the role of psychological factors on compliance in diabetics. This study finds that it has been found that monthly income, hypoglycemic attack, attitude, gender effect the compliance of the patient. Education has no effect on compliance. False beliefs and lack of education about disease negatively affect compliance.




How to Cite

Dr. Qamar Afaq Qureshi, & Dr. Niaz Ahmad Wassan. (2024). Exploring the factors Affecting the Compliance of Treatment among the Diabetic Patients. Open Access Public Health and Health Administration Review, 2(2), 39–44. https://doi.org/10.59644/oaphhar.2(2).45