HUBUNGAN TINGKAT PENGETAHUAN, SIKAP DAN POLA MAKAN DENGAN KADAR GULA DARAH PADA PENDERITA DIABETES MELLITUS DI WILAYAH KERJA PUSKESMAS SUDIANG KOTA MAKASSAR
Diabetes Mellitus is a metabolic disorder disease caused by the pancreas is unable to produce enough insulin or the body can not use effectively produced insulin. One of the problems in the prevention of DM is the low level of knowledge, in this case the level of knowledge will affect the attitude in changing one's behavior. Improper diet causes an increase in blood sugar levels, for that one effort that can be done is to improve diet by applying the principle is the correct schedule, quantity
... nd type of food. The purpose of this study is to analyze the relationship level knowledge, attitude and eating patterns with blood sugar levels in people with Diabetes Mellitus In the Working Area Health Center Sudiang Makassar. Research Method: This type of research is a quantitative analytical research with cross sectional design. Population and sample in this research is DM sufferer as many as 142 with purposive sampling sampling technique. The data were collected using questionnaires and measured blood sugar levels during DM patients. Data analysis using Chi Square with significance level α = 0,05. The results of research for knowledge level of 51,7% and knowledge less equal to 47,6%, for good attitude equal to 51,0% and less 55,9%, and result of good diet equal to 51,7% and bad 47.5%. From the statistic test results can be concluded that there is a significant relationship between the level of knowledge with blood sugar levels (p value 0.000), and there is a significant relationship between attitudes with blood sugar levels (p value 0,000), and also there is a relationship significant between diet with blood sugar level (p value 0,000).