Effect of Sleep Quality on Blood Glucose Level of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Medan, Indonesia


  • Rina Amelia Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0419-9622
  • Juliandi Harahap Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Novita Sari Harahap Department of Sports Sciences, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Universitas Negeri Medan, Medan, Indonesia
  • Hendri Wijaya Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Reni Asmara Ariga Department of fundamental nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Isti Ilmiati Fujiati Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Rusdiana Rusdiana Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia




Sleep quality, Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients, Blood glucose level, Depression, Stress


BACKGROUND: Sleep disturbance is one of the problems complained by diabetes mellitus (DM) patients. The decrease in sleep quality has an impact on not controlling blood glucose levels (BGL).

AIM: The aim of the study was to analyze the effect of sleep quality on control BGLs of type 2 DM patients in Medan.

METHODS: This study is analytic with a cross-sectional design. The study population was type 2 DM patients who came to the Medan Labuhan Primary Health Care with a total sample of 83 people, sample collection by consecutive sampling method (inclusion and exclusion criteria). Management data using the SPSS computer program and data analysis using the Chi-square test.

RESULTS: The majority of patients were female (57.8%), the most age group was above 50 years (98.8%), with the highest duration of illnesses being above 5 years (77.1%), family history of suffering from DM was mothers with DM (36.1%), and mean of BGL was 215 mg/dl. The Chi-square test results showed a significant relationship between sleep quality and BGL of type 2 DM patients in Medan (p < 0.05), with an odds ratio of 4.3.

CONCLUSION: Sleep quality affects blood sugar control in type 2 DM patients. The risk of increasing blood sugar due to sleep disorders is 4.3 times compared to DM patients who do not experience sleep disorders.


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Amelia R, Harahap J, Harahap NS, Wijaya H, Ariga RA, Fujiati II, Rusdiana R. Effect of Sleep Quality on Blood Glucose Level of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Medan, Indonesia. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2020 Oct. 19 [cited 2024 Feb. 26];8(E):574-7. Available from: https://oamjms.eu/index.php/mjms/article/view/5324



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