The Relationship Between Patient Characteristics Diabetes Self-Care Management with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy in Type 2 DM Patients in Regional General Hospital in Indonesia

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Aulia Akmal
Hilman Syarif
Cut Husna

Abstract

One of the microvascular complications is loss of sensation in the leg area (peripheral neuropathy) which causes
foot ulcers and the risk of amputation. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between
patient characteristics and Diabetes Self-Care Management (DSCM) with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN)
in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients in a regional public hospital in one of the provinces in Indonesia. This study
used a correlative design with a cross-sectional approach to 154 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who were
selected using a proportionate stratified random sampling technique. The data were obtained using a Summary
of Diabetes Self-Care Activities and the Michigan Diabetic Neuropathy Score and analyzed using the Chi-square
test and logistic regression. The results showed that age and duration of diabetes were the sub-variables of
patient characteristics that were most associated with neuropathy in diabetic patients. Patients are expected
to be able to do diabetes management regularly so that no more diabetes patients are injured due to a lack of
self-management. Hospitals are expected to routinely carry out training and counseling for diabetic patients to
prevent serious complications caused by peripheral neuropathy.

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Aulia Akmal, Hilman Syarif, & Cut Husna. (2022). The Relationship Between Patient Characteristics Diabetes Self-Care Management with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy in Type 2 DM Patients in Regional General Hospital in Indonesia. International Journal of Nursing Education, 14(4), 32–38. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijone.v14i4.18679
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Aulia Akmal

Master of nursing student, Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Syiah Kuala

Hilman Syarif

Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Jalan Tengku Tanoh Abee, Darussalam, Banda Aceh, Indonesia.

Cut Husna

Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Jalan Tengku Tanoh Abee Darussalam Banda Aceh-
Indonesia