The Health Behaviors Modification For Controlling and Prevention Diabetes Mellitus by Using Self Help Group at Premruthaipravate Community Bangkok
The participatory action research aims to study how to change health behavior about the ability of self- efficacy
self regulation and self-care for prevention and control of diabetes with Self Help Group The sample of subjects at risk and
patients with diabetes and high blood pressure . A total of 28 people from the Premruthi community 20 at Prawet Bangkok .
Most are female have lower education . Entitled to healthcare Gold in Bangkok. The Vulnerable groups and groups with
diabetes and high blood pressure 51.3 percent . Accounted for 10.6 per cent of the risk factors is important. Obese / BMI was
24.7 percent higher risk behavior is eating spicy food ( sweet, sour , salty ) 40.7 percent . Lack of exercise, stress, 12.7 percent
to 28 percent , Genetic risk is 23.3 percent and 12.7 percent were smokers . The results showed that blood pressure drop 86
percent to 36 percent weight loss and BMI decrease of 20.7 percent . That health status has changed to the better . Most
members were satisfied with the high level of 97.3 per cent suggested in the project next time.After receiving behavior
modification ago. Have efficacy in their health behavior (Self-efficacy) , Self-regulation and Self-care better than before the
event: 92.3 percent , 90.0 and 96.6 of the participants , respectively. It is a change in a better direction. This research focused
on the development of activities that encourage participants have the skills and knowledge through practical action . Make
sustainable approach is organized in accordance with activities that blend into everyday life. Obtaining social support to
encourage volunteerism , good health care personals ,some extra incentive to participate. These factors resulting trust and
cooperation frommembers and communities of Practice to foster healthy.
Index Terms— Health Promotion, Diabetes Diabetes, participatory action research.