FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH PATIENTS’ ADHERENCE TO SELF-CARE BEHAVIORS AMONG PATIENTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS: A LITERATURE REVIEW

LITERATURE REVIEW

  • Gabby Novikadarti Rahmah Universitas Airlangga
  • Tintin Sukartini, Dr. Universtitas Airlangga
  • Sri Utami, Dr
Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus, Adherence, Self care, Qualitative Research

Abstract

Diabetes Mellitus is a major public health problem. Adherence to self-care behaviors become one of the factors on diabetes severity. This literature review aimed to identify factors associated with ptients’ adherence to mself-care behaviors among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Articles reviewed in this study were searched using several databases including SCOPUS, EBSCO, Science Direct, SAGE, and CINAHL. Keywords used were “Adherence”, "Diabetes Mellitus", "Self-Care", and "Qualitative Research". The results found that several factors indicated as the major of self-care adherence as  follows: 1)  prominent supporting factor including financial support, and emotional support; and 2) inhibiting support such as patients’ understanding, individual preference, patient's conception, and social and cultural activities. The findings are important sources to formulate the suitable nursing intervention to increase adherence to self-care among patient with Diabetes Mellitus.

Keywords: diabetes mellitus, adherence, self-care.

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Author Biographies

Tintin Sukartini, Dr., Universtitas Airlangga

Second author is a lecturer in Medical Surgical Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia. She got her doctoral degree from Universitas Indonesia. Had several publications both nationally and internationally.

Sri Utami, Dr

Third Author is a lecturer in Midwifery Department, Polytechnic of Health, Ministry of Health of Indonesia, Surabaya, Indonesia. She got her doctoral degree from Universitas Airlangga. Had several publications both nationally and internationally.

Published
2019-12-14