Ersita Ersita


Changes in diet such as eating unhealthy fast food has become a bad habit of society in the era of globalization. This habit is bad for health and can lead to dangerous diseases such as diabetes mellitus. According to data obtained both the data of the World, Indonesia, the province of South Sumatra, and the city of Palembang showed that Diabetes Mellitus one of the highest non-communicable diseases. This study aims to determine the relationship between the support of family support with dietary compliance of patients with Diabetes Mellitus. This research uses analitic quantitative research study with correlation method with cross sectional design. The sample was 67 people that patients with diabetes mellitus were taken using purposive sampling techniques. The statistical test used was chi square test (α = 0.05). The research was conducted on june 3th until july 3th 2016 at the Poli Disease of Bhayangkara Hospital Palembang. Based on univariate analysis study of 67 respondents, it is the frequency distribution of dietary compliance largely docile as many as 44 people (66.7%), and the frequency distribution of family support most of the support in the form of material support as many as 52 people (77.6%), support information 47 people (70.1%), support award as many as 44 people (65.7%), and emotional support as many as 43 people (64.2%). And the results of the bivariate analysis it is known that there is a meaningful relationship with diet adherence Diabetes Mellitus is the material support (p value 0.000), with the information (p value 0.000), esteem support (p value 0.000), and emotional support (p value of 0.000). It can be concluded that there is a relationship between family support with diet adherence Patients with Diabetes Mellitus at the Poli Disease of Bhayangkara Hospital Palembang. Expected nurses and other health workers improve the provision of information to patients and families about how big the benefits of family support for compliance in the diet so that Diabetes Mellitus under control and no complications.


Compliance of diet, Family Support, Diabetes Mellitus

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