PENGARUH PEMBERIAN SARI LIDAH BUAYA ( ALOE VERA) TERHADAP PENURUNAN KADAR GULA DARAH ACAK PADA PENDERITA DIABETES MELITUS TIPE II DI WILAYAH KERJA PUSKESMAS KARANGAN KABUPATEN TRENGGALEK

Nurul Panglipuringtyas, Sandu Siyoto

ABSTRACT

Backround : Diabetes mellitus is a type of disease caused by decreasingof insulin hormone produced by pancreas gland. Usually, treatment of diabetes with controlling weight, regulate food or diet, exercise and pharmacological treatment with drugs. But other treatments with alternative therapies using medicinal herbs, one of them with aloe vera extract that can reduce glucose level in diabetic. Purpose of the research is to determine influence of giving aloe vera exstract against decrease of glucose level on patient of Diabetes Mellitus Type II in Work Area of “Puskesmas Karangan” Trenggalek.

Method : Design on the research using quasy experimental with research design of two group pretest-posttest with control group. Total population are 35 respondents. Sampling technique using purposive sampling generate 20 sample. Independent variable is giving aloe vera exstract and the dependent variable in the research is random glucose level. Research was held April 13 to May 26, 2013. Data analysis the Independent T-test.

Conclusion : Research showed that from 10 respondents were given aloe vera extract as many as 7 respondents (70%) who decrease their random glucose level and 3 respondents (30%) who go up their random glucose level. While from 10 respondents were not given aloe vera extract, as many as 9 respondents (90%) who go up their random glucose level and 1 respondent (10%) who decrease random glucose level. Independent T-test found that sig (2-tailed) 0.001 over from significance level α 0.05. Conclusion of the research is H0 is rejected, there is an influence of giving aloe vera extract against decrease of glucose level on patient of Diabetes Mellitus Type II on “Puskesmas Karangan” Trenggalek on Year 2013.

Objektive : Based on the result, it can be showed that giving of aloe vera juice proven or can reduce random blood sugar level on patient of Diabetes Mellitus Type II caused containing compound of aloe emodin, glucomanannan, and acemanan that useful to improve function of pancreas and increases insulin production.

Keyword : Diabetes Mellitus, Aloe Vera Extract, Random Glucose Level.