RISK FACTORS OF DIABETES MELLITUS GESTATIONAL EVENTS IN MANGASA PUBLIC HEALTH CENTRE MAKASSAR
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is a carbohydrate tolerance disorder that occur or is known first during pregnancy is in progress, This condition is common at 24 weeks of gestation and some will return to normal after delivery. Gestational diabetes mellitus become a global problem seen from the incidence and the resulting impact. This study aimed to determine the risk factors of gestational diabetes occurrence in Mangasa Public Health Centre Makassar 2017.
The research design used is descriptive analytic study design with crosssectional study. Held in July until October 2017, with a sample of 68 respondents.
In this study showed that there was no correlation between maternal age and gestationa diabetes with p value (1.00) > 0.05. and there was a significabt correlation between family history of DM and gestational diabetes incidence with p value (0.00) < 0.05 and there is a significant relationship between history of hypertension with incidence of gestasional diabetes value p (0.00) < 0.05. It is recommended to screen early pregnant women with blood glucose examination to improve maternal health especially In pregnancy to prevent complications that may occur at the time of delivery.