The Characterization and Treatment Overview of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Universitas Sumatera Utara Hospital Medan in September-October 2021
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- Type 2 diabetes mellitus; descriptive study; sociodemography; questionnaires; patient
One of the highly prevalent non-communicable diseases is type 2 diabetes mellitus and some of its risk factors include living a sedentary lifestyle, family history, and being 45 years or older. The disease was observed to have 57% prevalence in Indonesia according to the data provided in 2007 by the Basic Health Research. Therefore, this research was conducted to evaluate the socio-demographic attributes of diabetic patients using factors such as sex, age, occupation, level of education, and the type of treatment being received. It was conducted descriptively at the Universitas Sumatera Utara hospital Medan between September and October 2021 using a total of 30 patients as respondents. The research instrument used was a questionnaire and the data obtained were analyzed through the use of Microsoft Excel. Based on the result, it was found 16 male patients (53.33%) had more type 2 diabetes mellitus, >60 years patient there were 13 patients (43.33%), 16 patients (53.33%) with a middle education level, 20 patients (66.67%) from those who have no occupational duty, 1-5 years is the majority of patients suffer from diabetes mellitus, and the most common comorbid is heart disease. The findings showed a significant variation between the patients’ attributes and their treatments, therefore, there is a need for adjustment in treating the patients based on their condition.
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TY - CONF AU - Embun Suci Nasution AU - Urip Harahap AU - Baharudin Ibrahim AU - Khairunnisa PY - 2022 DA - 2022/03/08 TI - The Characterization and Treatment Overview of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Universitas Sumatera Utara Hospital Medan in September-October 2021 BT - Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Health Sciences and Biotechnology (ICHB 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 206 EP - 210 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.220303.042 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.220303.042 ID - Nasution2022 ER -