Diabetes Mellitus Cases by Gender in the North Buton Regency in the 2018-2020 Period
Diabetes mellitus or also called DM is a disease characterized by increased blood glucose levels as a result of the body’s physiological failure to regulate glucose metabolism. The prevalence of people with diabetes mellitus in the world is increasing year by year. Indonesia is ranked with the fourth highest cases of diabetes mellitus in the world. The objective of this study is to identify cases of diabetes mellitus based on gender in the North Buton Regency in the 2017-2020 period. This is a survey research utilizing the health report data of the North Buton Regency Health Office in the 2017-2020 period, which includes data on the DM cases based on gender. The type of research data is numerical. The research data is presented in the form of graphs with narration. The results showed that the number of DM cases in North Buton Regency in 2017 the highest number of DM cases was at the Kulisusu Health Center with 138 cases, in 2018 the highest was at the Waode Buri Health Center with as many as 46 cases, in 2019 the highest DM case number was at the Kulisusu Health Center with as many as 73 cases. In 2020 the highest cases was at the Kulisusu Health Center with as many as 117 cases, where DM cases in women were higher than men.
Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus, Gender, Female, Male
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