Introduction: The quality of life in diabetics is one of the priorities faced by the health professional for their necessary care, therefore, the research objective is to determine the quality of life in diabetic university professors treated in an outpatient clinic for their care in a hospital in Lima.
Methods: It is a quantitative, descriptive and cross-sectional study, with a population of 113 diabetic participants who answered a questionnaire of sociodemographic aspects and the diabetes 39 instrument for data collection.
Results: In their results, it is observed that 18 (15.9%) of diabetic university professors have a low quality of life, 77 (59.3%) mean quality of life and 28 (24.8%) high quality of life.
Conclusions: It is concluded that university professors with diabetes mellitus should be guided about life changes in university professors with the presence of the disease.
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