Efectivity Of The Combination Foot Excercises And Hydrotherapy To Peripheral Circulation In Patients Diabetes Mellitus
- Rumentalia Sulistini, Azwaldi Azwaldi
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- Rumentalia Sulistini
Available Online April 2017.
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- diabetes mellitus, foot exercises, hydrotherapy
- Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a disease characterized by the body can not regulate blood sugar levels automatically. In Indonesia obtained mortality ulcer/gangrene diabetes ranged between 17-32% while the amputation rate between 15-30%. Patients died post-amputation was 14.8%, increased to 37% over three years. The mean age of the patients were only 23.8 months post-amputation. As many as 50% of amputations in patients with diabetes mellitus is estimated to be preventable if patients are taught preventive measures to treat the foot. Nurses as an important part of nursing caregiver should be able to contribute more in the Prevention of complications in diabetic patients, so we need new interventions to provide care. Aim this study determined the combined effect of foot exercises and hydrotherapy to increase peripheral circulation in patients with DM. The methods this study is an experimental research. The design study is a randomized controlled trial with the pretest-posttest control group. This study was using random sampling . The results are diabetes patients in this experiment consists of male 57.14%, not work 61.9% and 90.9%. not have foot ulcers. The average age of the respondents 56.8 years in the intervention group and 59, 5 in the control group. Average 4.33 years longer suffer DM in the intervention group and 59.5 years in the control group with the lowest age at 42 years. Blood sugar levels respondents the average 221 mg / dL in the intervention group and 180.7 mg/dl in the control group. There was no difference in mean Ankle Brachial Index (ABPI) in the intervention and control groups. There was a relationship between the value of the long-suffering DM and ABPI.
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TY - CONF AU - Rumentalia Sulistini AU - Azwaldi Azwaldi PY - 2017/04 DA - 2017/04 TI - Efectivity Of The Combination Foot Excercises And Hydrotherapy To Peripheral Circulation In Patients Diabetes Mellitus BT - 8th International Nursing Conference on Education, Practice and Research Development in Nursing (INC 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/inc-17.2017.32 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/inc-17.2017.32 ID - Sulistini2017/04 ER -