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Background:Globally there is an increase of Type 1 diabetes among student. Poorly controlled Type1 diabetes is associated with the complication. Knowledge is a crucial factor in maintaining glycaemic control and adherence to treatment. However, poor glycaemic control, insufficient treatment adherence and severe psychological adjustment to disease could result from inaccurate or lack of knowledge about diabetes risk.
The aim of this study is to assess mother’s diabetes knowledge related to student with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
Methodology: Research design: Descriptive cross-sectional design was adopted in the present study.
Setting: the present study was conducted at primary and secondary school inSaudi Arabia between August and September 2022.
Study Sampling: convenience sample from mothers whose have student suffering from diabetes and agree to participate (100).
ResultsThe present study demonstrated that the majority of study subject was low percentage related to general knowledge of T1DM. Also, this result indicated highly significant. Moreover, the majority of study subject was low percentage related to knowledge about prevent of T1DM. Also, this result indicated highly significant. Furthermore, the majority of study subject was low percentage related to practical knowledge of T1DM.
Recommendations: Establishing educational programs to improve knowledge and practices of mothers regarding care of their children suffering from T1DM.