Eurasian Journal of Biosciences

Relationship between depression and stress with blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes melitus type II


Background: Non-infectious disease (NID) has become a problem of public health in global, regional, national and local aspects. This research aimed to determine the relationship between depression and stress with blood sugar levels in patients with DM Type II post-disaster. 
Methods: This type of research was quantitative by using cross sectional design. The population was all patients with DM Type II, comprising 1624 outpatients. Data were analyzed using univariate and bivariate analysis at a degree of confidence of 95% (α = 0.05).
Result: The results of the chi-square test show depression (ρ=0.007), and stress (ρ=0.000), associated with blood sugar levels. It is hoped to provide services and monitoring of post-disaster psychological conditions, especially in patients with DM Type II in order to suppress psychological disorders until they do not harm the disease. 
Conclusion: There is a relationship of depression and stress with blood sugar levels in patients with type II DM.


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