Received: 6 August 2019
Accepted: 2 December 2019
First Online: 10 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study obtained all required ethical approvals from the institutional review board at Faculty of Medicine at King Saud University in Riyadh. Adult patients with diabetes receiving diabetic care at the diabetic center or the primary care clinic of KSUMC were asked to consent to participate. Patients with serious late complications of diabetes, such as dialysis and blindness, were excluded. Patients with difficulty communicating, such as those with a language barrier or severe cognitive impairment, were excluded. There were no exclusions based on the type of diabetes, comorbidities, or glycemic control.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.