Siti Nur Kholifah, Minarti
Alamat korespondensi :
Dosen Politeknik Kesehatan Kemenkes Surabaya
Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus (DM) in Indonesia is 8.6% of the population and ranks 4th in the world. Nursing problems that often arise in people with diabetes is dietary noncompliance due to lack of knowledge about the setting and lack of family support in implementing the diet. Nursing family aims to increase the independence of the family in self-care, including in patients with DM. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of the application of the nursing care of the diet DM compliance. Experimental research design was pretest – posttest. The study population was a group of people with DM in RW 2 Tanah Kali Kedinding Surabaya, the number of 51 people. Number of
samples 46 people determined by simple random sampling. Statistic test used for analysis of the differences is the t-test. The results showed compliance of diet before being implemented family nursing care is noncompliance 80.9% and after 91.5% . Results of statistical test the pre-test and post-test showed the difference in dietary compliance
before and after the family nursing care implemented p = 0,00 (Alpha 5%). Family nursing care can improve the empowerment and participation of the family in performing self-care. Based on these results suggested the nurses need to carry family nursing care to improve the compliance of diet that will impact on the improvement of the health status of patients with DM.
Keywords: nursing. family, compliance, diet.