Objectives: This study aimed to measure (1) quality of life (QOL) and utility in diabetes mellitus (DM) type 2 patients (2) factors associated the quality of life and (3) factors associated the glycemic control. Methods: This study was a cross-sectional study. Samples were DM type 2 patients who attended diabetic outpatient clinic at Sangkha Hospital, Surin province between November 2017 and January 2018. QOL was prospectively assessed using the EQ-5D-5L questionnaire. Data was analyzed by descriptive and binary logistic regression. Results: The DM type 2 patients (n=158) were included in this study. The participants had an average QOL score in a high level. There were no factors associated with QOL. The factors associated with glycemic control were education level (OR=2.85; 95%CI: 1.17 – 6.98) and insulin therapy (OR=3.04; 95%CI: 1.10 – 8.35). Conclusion: There were no factors associated with QOL. Only education level and insulin therapy factors were associated with glycemic control.
Key words: Diabetes Mellitus, Quality of life, Glycemic control, Factors, EQ-5D-5L.