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Medication adherence and concordance among diabetes patient: a mini review

Saidi, Sanisah and Sabran, Najwatul Madihah and Mohd Razali, Rossheilawani and Mohd Salleh, Fatin Emaneina and Jamaludin, Thandar Soe Sumaiyah (2019) Medication adherence and concordance among diabetes patient: a mini review. EAS Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 1 (1). pp. 13-16. ISSN 2663-0966

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Diabetes mellitus places an immense burden on the individuals living with the condition, their families and the overall health care system despite the advances in the treatment of diabetes mellitus over the years. Thus, this review aimed to search the literatures on the adherence and concordance of diabetes patient’s tolerance in taking their medication. Five articles were selected for this min review. Finding showed that the factors influence on the nonadherence and concordance towards medication among diabetes patients are high expenses of medication, age factor, belief in traditional medication and dietary modification. It is important for the nurses and other health care providers to remind the patient and always assess their understanding as both sides have come to a shared agreement about therapeutic goals.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5293/70898
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus, Medication Adherence, Medication Concordance
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RT Nursing > RT71 Study and Teaching
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Nursing
Kulliyyah of Nursing > Department of Medical Surgical Nursing
Depositing User: Miss Thandar Soe Sumaiyah Jamaludin
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2019 11:10
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2020 11:31
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/70898

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