Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Diabetic Foot Ulcers


Effect Of Education In Preventing Diabetic Foot Ulcers To Compliance And Quality Of Life The Diabetic Patients.

Mahanta Qaribi, Dewi Elizadiani Suza, Rosina Tarigan

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2021, Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 3225-3237

Objective of the research was to find out the influence of education in preventing foot
ulcers on compliance in DM Type 2 patients. Material and Methods: the research used
quasi-experimental method with pretest-posttest control group design. It was done at USU
Hospital from July to August, 2019. The samples were 43 DM Type 2 patients in control
and intervention grouprespectively, taken by using convenience sampling technique. The
data were analyzed by using Wilcoxon statistic test. Result: the result showed that there
was the influence of education in preventing diabetic foot ulcers (p<0.05) on the level of
patients’ compliance. Conclusion: Education in preventing diabetic foot ulcers was done to
increase compliance in DM patients to prevent more complication and to increase the
quality of life the diabetic patients.