Foot exercise to overcome type 2 Diabetes mellitus: A literature review

Ahmad, Zakiudin and Gunawan, Irianto and Asep, Badrujamaludin and Hotma, Rumahorbo and Susilawati, Susilawati (2022) Foot exercise to overcome type 2 Diabetes mellitus: A literature review. International Journal of Nursing Information, 1 (1): 4. pp. 24-31. ISSN 2964-4585

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Prediction in 2030, the number of deaths due to Diabetes Mellitus (DM) will increase and become the seventh cause of death. The role of patients in managing DM is vital because DM is a chronic disease that will suffer for life. Foot exercise is one type of exercise to apply to DM patients. Diabetic foot exercise improves blood circulation and foot sensitivity. This study aims to inform readers about the effectiveness of foot exercise in overcoming DM type 2. This study is qualitative with a literature review. The analysis used inductive content to identify the main themes in the related literature. This article explores the indexed national and international journals of Scopus, Sinta, and Copernicus. There is an effect of diabetes mellitus foot exercise on improving the quality of life of patients with type 2 diabetes. Foot exercise provides comfort, reduces pain, and nerve damage, controls blood sugar, increases blood circulation in the feet, and improves symptoms of peripheral neuropathy such as tingling and numbness.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Validated by Sri Wulan
Uncontrolled Keywords: Effectiveness, Foot Exercise, Diabetes mellitus, Type 2 DM, Exercise test, Literature reviews
Subjects: Health Resources > Health Care Measurement Methodology
Medicine & Biology > Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, & Rehabilitation
Depositing User: - Elfrida Meryance Saragih
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2023 07:33
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2023 07:33

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