2017
DOI: 10.1590/1518-8345.2080.2943
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Abstract: ABSTRACTObjective:to analyze the self-care competence in the administration of insulin performed by older people aged 70 or over. Method:cross-sectional study carried out with 148 older people aged 70 or over, who performed self-administration of insulin. Data collection was carried out using a structured questionnaire and an adapted guide for the application of the Scale to Identify Self-Care Competence of Patients with Diabetes, at the participants’ home. Data analysis included descriptive and inferential st…

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