Frequency Adequate knowledge Better Adherence No complications
Fasting BSL        
<100mg/dl 42 39** 42** 41**
>100mg/dl 58 6 4 23
         
PP BSL        
<135mg/dl 41 38** 40** 40**
>135mg/dl 59 6 6 24
Table 3a
  Frequency Inadequate Knowledge Poor adherence Associated Complications
Fasting BSL        
<100mg/dl 42 3 0 1
>100mg/dl 58 52** 54** 35*
         
PP BSL        
<135mg/dl 41 3 1 1
>135mg/dl 59 53** 53** 35*
Table 3b
Tables 3a and 3b: Correlation between blood sugar levels with diabetes knowledge, adherence to drug therapy and history of diabetes related complications. (*p<0.01 difference statistically significant, **P<0.001 difference statistically highly significant) n=number of patients