International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017


Combination of DM Gymnastics and Foot Gymnastics Toward Peripheral Vascular Neuro on Type II Diabetes Mellitus Clients

Tavip Dwi Wahyuni | Tri Johan Agus Yuswanto [2]


Abstract: Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is one of the complications of type 2 diabetes often encountered by DM sufferers. PAD can be detected through peripheral neurovascular examination that includes inspection of Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI), akral, and paresthesia on foot. This study is used Quasi Experiment design. The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of physical activity on foot, foot gymnastics, DM gymnastics and foot gymnastics toward peripheral neurovascular of clients with type 2diabetes mellitus. The number of samples was 36 people in total, divided into 4 groups, each consisted of 9 respondents, who belonged to (1) the walking group, (2) foot gym group, (3) DM gym and foot gym group, and (4) control group. Consecutive sampling technique was used in this study. The independent variable is the physical activity of walking, foot gymnastics, DM gymnastics and foot gymnastics, while the dependent variable is peripheral neurovascular. The data was collected using interviews and observations using questionnaire and observation sheets. Data analysis using frequency distribution and Anova with = 005. The results show that there is an increase in most of the value of ABI feet with walking method for 30 minutes. akral and paresthesia score with DM & foot gymnastics method for 15 minutes. It can be concluded that DM gym and foot gymnastics have good impact onfoot peripheral neurovascular of type 2 diabetes patients (p = 0.000). it is recommended that further research must be conducted about the impact of DM & foot gym with multi variables.


Keywords: walking activity, foot gymnastics, DM and foot gymnastics, peripheral neurovascular, diabetes mellitus type 2


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017,


Pages: 41 - 49


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