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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