|SRP. 2020; 11(7): 253-257
Mental Workload and Stress with Blood Glucose Level: A Correlational Study among Lecturers who are Structural Officers at the UniversityKusnanto Kusnanto, Fina Ainur Rohmah, Andri Setiya Wahyudi, Hidayat Arifin.
Background: Blood glucose levels must be reasonable to prevent diabetes mellitus. An excessive mental workload and chronic stress can encourage the hormone cortisol to increase the glucose level in the blood. This study aimed to determine the relationship between mental workload and stress on blood glucose level among the lecturers who were structural officers who work at the university in Surabaya, Indonesia.
Methods: It was a cross-sectional study. The subjects were selected from 14 faculties of the University. The total number of subjects was 109 lecturers working as structural officials. The data was collected using a questionnaire to examine mental workload and stress level. The subjects were examined at random for their blood glucose check. The data was analyzed using the Rank Spearman test with a significance level of
Key words: Diabetes; blood glucose; workload; stress; university