Combination of diabetic Foot Spa and Sauna Bathing Therapy Decreases the Level of Blood Glucose
- Nur Ainiyah ,
- Erika Martining Wardani ,
- Difran Nobel Bistara ,
- Yurike Septianingrum ,
- Andikawati Fitriasari ,
- Firdaus ,
Introduction: There was evidence that diabatic foot spa has a crucial role in regulating blood glucose levels, but the combination of diabetic foot spa and sauna bathing have never been carried out to decrease blood glucose. The aim of this study was to analyze the combination of diabetic foot spa and sauna bathing therapy and its impact on blood glucose levels.
Methods: The data studied were blood glucose levels. This data can be obtained after administering a combination of diabetic foot spa and sauna bathing and afterward. Then this data was analyzed using an independent t test with p value of 0.000 (p <0.005).
Results: : This study showed that 60 respondents, mostly 58.3% were aged 45- 60 years, almost half of the respondents (48.3%) had suffered from DM for <1- 5 years, (70%) women, from the independent t test obtained blood glucose p value= 0.000 (p <0.05).
Conclusion: There was a decrease level of blood glucose after the patients receive the diabetic foot spa and sauna bathing therapy.