The Influence of Complication Events on the Empowerment Selfcare of Diabetes Mellitus Patients

Authors : Andalia Roza; Lora Marlita; Mulyanti Roberto; Uly Astuti Siregar

Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 2 - February

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Self care according to Orem (2001) is a learned behavior to maintain and improve health status and wellbeing. Empowerment self care diabetes is an important indicator of diabetic disease management. Diabetes mellitus will also affect the quality of human resources and have an increased risk of complications if not given proper treatment and control. This can be overcome if the patient has good knowledge and ability to perform self-care for his illness. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of the incidence of complications of diabetes mellitus on the empowerment of self-care in patients with diabetes mellitus. The research design used is descriptive correlation, the sampling technique used is nonprobability sampling using purposive sampling, namely by taking samples based on certain criteria, and obtaining 160 respondents. The research instrument used was patient demographic data questionnaire data sheets and the Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities (SDSCA) instrument, which would later be statistically processed in a univariate and biavariate manner with the help of the SPSS application. The results of the study showed that there was a significant relationship between the incidence of complications and Empowerment Self Care for DM patients with a p-value of 0.000 (p-value <0.05). It is hoped that the government will further optimize the empowerment of self-care for diabetes mellitus patients in order to prevent the occurrence of complications.

Keywords : Diabetes Mellitus, Complications, Selfcare.


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