Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic systemic disease caused by the lack of insulin or diminished capacity of the body to utilize insulin. Self-care management plays a significant role to control DM. Execution of diabetes management requires knowledge, faith, and mentality of the patients being dealt with. Diabetes cannot be cured; however, it can be controlled. Hence, it is the duty of healthcare professionals to ensure that a patient has sufficient understanding and ability to control DM.
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