Dr Bibhash Datta, Dr Sumit Ahluwalia, Dr Bhawna Chopra Datta


Backgrouns: Keeping in mind the increasing trend of diabetes among Indian population, it is highly important to know the awareness of diabetes among school teachers and to educate them about the risk factors associated with it.

Aim:To study awareness and educate school teachers about risk factors associated with diabetes and its sign and symptoms so that awareness can be created at early age of life.


•           To study knowledge of risk factors of diabetes among  teachers

•           To educate  teachers for factors responsible for development of diabetes

•           To educate teachers about sign & symptoms of type-I  Diabetes

Methodology:A cross sectional study was conducted among 237 teachers of 19  schools ofAchrol, Jaipur with a predesigned questionnaire and statistical analysis was done by Microsoft excel.

Sampling technique

A Total population Sampling was done

Result:Among 19 schools 237 teachers took part in the study out of which 228/237(96%) were aware about Diabetes and out of 72/228(31%) were aware of both type-I and type-II diabetes and out of which 64/228(28%) were aware about risk factors, signs & symptoms of Diabetes.

Conclusion :Teachers participated in the study have moderate knowledge regarding risk factors, sign & symptoms of Diabetes, so more awareness should be created.


Diabetes, Teacher, Risk Factors

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