Assessment of impaired fasting blood glucose staff in Kashim Ibrahim College of education Maiduguri, Borno state, Nigeria
Maryam Saidu Saleh, Abdulsalam A
This study assessed of impaired fasting blood glucose staff in Kashim Ibrahim College of Education Maiduguri, Borno state. Three hypotheses guided the study. Survey research design was used for this study. The population for the study comprised staff of Kashim Ibrahim College of Education Maiduguri numbering 566 (academic staff 216 and non-academic staff 350). A sample of 57 (males 37, females 20) staff were selected for the study using stratified sampling technique with proportionate method. The instruments used for data collection were Floride oxalate container (green cap), syringe (5ml) and needle (made in USA 2016 model), buffer or lyophilized enzymes, hydrogen peroxidase, Blank, standard solution and test solution was used to determine blood glucose of the participants; biodata sheet was used in recording the information of each participant. Analysis of data was done using descriptive statistics of mean, standard deviation, frequency counts and percentage. T-test and Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) was used to test hypotheses at 0.05 alpha level of significance. All the hypotheses formulated was retained. It was concluded that there is no significant difference in the hypotheses tested. Based on the results of this study, it was recommended that seminars, workshops and health talks should be organize by the College authority to create more awareness to the staff on dieting and the importance of healthy eating.
Maryam Saidu Saleh, Abdulsalam A. Assessment of impaired fasting blood glucose staff in Kashim Ibrahim College of education Maiduguri, Borno state, Nigeria. International Journal of Diabetes Sciences, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2019, Pages 29-32