The objective of this study was to examine the effect of diabetes mellitus diet standard modification on diabetic patients decreased plate waste on soft food. Patients plate waste measured by food weighing method. Patients characteristics, appetite, and perception towards hospital food's quality measured by interview and questionnaire. Time series quasi experimental study was conducted on twelve subjects in third class wards on RSCM A building. Subjects plate waste, appetite, and perception towards hospital foodâ€™s quality were observed for three days. On the 1st day, patients were given foods based on RSCM's diabetes mellitus diet standard. After that, intervention were given to patients that was food based on RSCM's diabetes mellitus diet standard modified for soft food on the 2nd up to 3rd day. The modification were the reduce of porridge portion which calories loss was subtituted by giving additional snack. The plate waste before and after intervention were compared afterwards. The results showed that patients plate waste after intervention were significantly less than those before intervention (p=0,001). The overall mean plate waste after intervention (571+381,6 gr) was 31,9% lower than before intervention (839+471 gr). The implementation of this modified diet standard can be an alternative to minimze plate waste on diabetic patients with soft food diet.
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
|Event||The 1st ICGH International Conference on Global Health - ID, Jakarta, Indonesia|
Duration: 1 Jan 2017 → …
|Conference||The 1st ICGH International Conference on Global Health|
|Period||1/01/17 → …|
- plate waste; diet; soft food; diabetes mellitus.