Variable Frequency Better adherence F BSL <100 PP BSL <135 No complications
Adequate knowledge 45 42** 39** 38** 44**
Table 4a
Variable Frequency Poor adherence F BSL >100 PP BSL >135 complications
Inadequate knowledge 55 51** 52** 52** 35*
Table 4b
Tables 4a and 4b: Correlation between diabetes knowledge, adherence to drug therapy, blood sugar levels and history of diabetes related complications. (*p<0.01 difference statistically significant, **P<0.001 difference statistically highly significant) n=number of patients