Diabetes and Kidney Failure: How Individuals Experience Kidney Failure

Diabetes and Kidney Failure: How Individuals Experience Kidney Failure

Identification: nnj_so05A2
Issue: September-October 2005
Volume: Vol. 32, No. 5

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Goal: To explore the perceptions of patients with diabetes experiencing kidney failure.

Objectives:

  1. State the results of a literature search on the experience of patients having both Diabetes Mellitus and End Stage Renal Disease.
  2. Describe the study done to elicit perceptions from patients with diabetes about their kidney failure.
  3. Give an interpretation of the findings of this limited study on the experience of kidney failure in those with diabetes mellitus.


Acknowledgment: The author wishes to acknowledge the support and guidance of her MSN thesis committee members, Dr. Sally Thorne, Dr. Rosalie Starzomski, and Dr. Ann Hilton.

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