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Depression and diabetes are two comorbids which are very common among erderly. The aim of this study is to analyze the correlation between depression and glycemic control in geriatric diabetes patient. The subject of this study is outpatients in internal department policlinic Sanglah hospital.  It is a cross sectional study. Depression status is measured by Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS-30). Diabetes is diagnosed if fasting blood glucose > 126 mg/dL and prandial blood glucose > 200 mg/dL. There are seventy patient (age 60-80 years old) who meet inclusion and exclusion criterias. The mean age is 69,14 + 5,22, consists of 44 males and 26 females. The prevalence is normal. Mild and severe depression  is 52,9% (37/70) and 37,1% (7/70) respectively. Geriatric Depression Scale has significant correlation with A1C (r=0,688, p<0,001), fasting blood glucose (r=0,367, p=0,002), and two hours after meal blood glucose (r=0,34, p=0,004). Depression status has correlation with glycemic control. The more severe the depression status is, the worse the glycemic control is (A1C level, fasting blood glucose, two hours after meal blood glucose are higher).


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Sutarjana, K. (2018). Depresi berhubungan dengan kontrol glikemik pada kendali diabetes tipe 2 usia lanjut. Medicina, 49(3).




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