The RelationsThe Relationship between Lifestyle with the Risk of Diabetes Mellitus in Staff and Lecturers of Universitas Megarezky


  • Irwansyah Irwansyah Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Universitas Megarezky, City of Makassar, Indonesia
  • Ilcham Syarief Kasim Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Universitas Megarezky, City of Makassar, Indonesia
  • Bohari Bohari Nutrition Department, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa, City of Serang, Indonesia



Lifestyle, Risk of Diabetes Mellitus, Adults


BACKGROUND: An unhealthy lifestyle can lead to high cases of diabetes mellitus, especially in adults and adolescents.

AIM: This study aims to determine the relationship between lifestyle and the risk of diabetes mellitus.

METHODS: This research is a cross-sectional study. The population in this study was 198 with a sample of 91 respondents, obtained using purposive sampling technique.

RESULTS: There were 50 (55%) respondents who had a good lifestyle and 41 (45%) had a poor lifestyle. There were 53 (58%) respondents who are at risk for diabetes mellitus, 38 (42%) respondents were not at risk, and there is the relationship between lifestyle with diabetes risk with p = 0.00.

CONCLUSION: Staff and lecturers Universitas Megarezky have a higher risk of developing diabetes mellitus. An unhealthy lifestyle is a risk factor for diabetes mellitus in staff and lecturers at Universitas Megarezky.


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Irwansyah I, Kasim IS, Bohari B. The RelationsThe Relationship between Lifestyle with the Risk of Diabetes Mellitus in Staff and Lecturers of Universitas Megarezky. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2021 Mar. 3 [cited 2021 Sep. 20];9(E):198-202. Available from:



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