IMPROVING THE CAPACITY OF ADULT AGGREGATE THROUGH THE DIABETES SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS MANAGEMENT (MANDALA DM) IN SRENGSENG SAWAH
Keywords:DM, Self Help Group, adult aggregate
This aim of this final assignment is provide an overview of the application of signs and symptoms management program of diabetes mellitus (Mandala DM) as a form of community nursing intervention in adults aggregate with DM. The Mandala DM program applied as nursing intervention strategy to enhance the activity and independence of adult with diabetes, their families and communities through the Self Help Group (SHG). Mandala DM program applied the integration of management theory, community as partner, family centered nursing, and preceed proceed models. The results showed that an increased in knowledge, skills, attitude and perception about DM, and decreased in blood sugar levels of 10-20 mg / dl. The improved health of adult diabetes is also indicated by the 10 families assisted. This study recommends that the Department of Health, community health centers, community nurses and community, especially the adults aggregate to use this program to control the DM.