USU Conference Systems, International Conference on Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases (ICTROMI) 2017

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Relationship between depression and glycemic control among patients with type 2 Diabetes in Medan
Rina Amelia, Yuki - Yunanda

Last modified: 2017-10-27


Depression is a mental problem that is not handled properly will cause uncontrolled diabetes that affect the quality of life and increase the risk of complications. The research objective was to determine relationship between depression and glycemic control among  patients with type 2 Diabetes in Amplas Primary Health Care (PHC) in Medan.  The study design was cross-sectional analytic approach. The study population was patients with Type 2 diabetes that is in the region Amplas PHC with a sample of 100 people with consecutive sampling method. Data were collected by interview and blood sampling. Depression status assessment using CES-D questionnaire adapted.  Blood Sugar Level (BSL) examination conducted by the method Spectrophotometer Colorimeter + Full Automatic and HbA1c using affinity Doronad + Modified HPLC. Data analysis using statistical test Chi Square  and data processing using SPSS.  The results showed 57 (57%) patients had depression, based BSL as many as 69 patients (69%) are not well controlled diabetes, HbA1c levels known by 79 people (79%) patients with uncontrolled diabetes. Chi Suare test results known to have a significant relationship between the incidence of depression and glycemic control in diabetic patients at the Amplas PHC (p <0.05).


Keyword: depression, glycemic control, quality of life, complication