Author : Nora L. Sondakh*, Alif Putra Andriyani, S. Pangkey Mangare
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a metabolic disorder diseases caused by abnormalities of insulin secretion, the imbalance between the supply and the needs of insulin, characterized by hyperglycemia. Banana leaf plant includes dried kepok type m. paradisiaca Sapientum var, m. nana or also known as m. cavendishii, m. sinensis. banana kepok plants types of herbs are multi-functional. in indonesia. This type of research is research Kuantitaif research design with a Quasi alphabets experiment Design With Pre-Post Control Group, to analyze the effect of consumption of water decoction of dried banana leaves kepok against decrease in blood sugar levels in people with diabetes mellitus. The population in this study are the sufferers of diabetes mellitus in the village of Lina ino. The sample used as many as 10 people are taken with a simple random techniques. Data taken using a questionnaire with respondents directly through interviews and the examination of blood sugar levels. Once tabulated data and in the analysis of the test using the T-Test with significant results is 0.002 < 0.05. And df = n-k (= 4; 5-1) where n = the number of respondents and k = 1. Test result SPSS statistics in getting significant value = 0.000 < 0.05, or value T calculate (7,082) > T table (2,776), meaning it can be concluded that there is an influence of dried banana leaves kepok against the decline in blood sugar levels and the control group (α = 0.201) > 0.05. Based on the results of the research have been demonstrating there is influence the consumption of dried banana leaves kepok decoction against decrease in blood sugar levels in the Group of alphabets experiment. Key words: Banana Leaf Kepok Dry, Diabetes Mellitus.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD