The Relationship Between Nutritional Status and Blood Sugar Level Toward Cognitive Function of Elderly with Diabetes Mellitus
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- nutritional status, blood sugar level, cognitive function, elderly
Background: Elderly is a person with advanced age who experiences biological, physical, psychological and social changes. This change will affect all aspects of life, including their health. There are several risk factors that encourage cognitive function including age, gender, race, genetics, blood pressure, heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, lipid and cholesterol levels, thyroid function, obesity, nutrition, alcohol, smoking, trauma and diabetes mellitus. Diabetes is associated with early cognitive function and risk factors for the occurrence of disorders of mild cognitive function, vascular dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease (Rahayu, 2011). This study examines the relationship between nutritional status and blood sugar levels toward cognitive function in elderly with DM at Soewondo Hospital of Pati. Method: Analytic correlation analysis with Cross Sectional approach method was conducted. The samples were 74 respondents taken using with simple random sampling technique and later tested using Chi-Square and Rank Spearman data analysis. This study showed that there is a relationship between the nutritional status and cognitive function of elderly with diabetes mellitus with p value of 0.000 and there is a relationship between blood sugar levels and cognitive function of elderly with diabetes mellitus with a p value of 0.000. Conclusion: There is a correlation between nutritional status and sugar levels with cognitive function in elderly with DM at Soewondo Hospital of Pati.
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TY - CONF AU - Umi Faridah AU - Indanah AU - Sulistyani PY - 2020 DA - 2020/03/20 TI - The Relationship Between Nutritional Status and Blood Sugar Level Toward Cognitive Function of Elderly with Diabetes Mellitus BT - Proceedings of the 5th Universitas Ahmad Dahlan Public Health Conference (UPHEC 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 148 EP - 151 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200311.028 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.200311.028 ID - Faridah2020 ER -