Metabolic Disorders Among Tourism Hotel Workers in Nusa Dua, Bali
Wira Gotera1 and Dewi Catur Wulandari2

1Endocrinology and Metabolic Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Udayana University School of Medicine / Sanglah General Hospital Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia.

2Endocrinology and Metabolic Consultant Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Udayana University School of Medicine / Sanglah General Hospital Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia.

Corresponding Author Email : wulandcwiyasa@gmail.com

Abstract: Patterns of lifestyle  are changing very rapidly. This situation mainly hit the developing countries, especially food consumption leading westernization, coupled with the lack of physical activity. To evaluate the metabolic changes that occur to hotel workers who work in the center of tourism world, Bali. The number of hotel employees evaluated was 556 people, with 345 men (59.6%) and 234 women (40.4%). Average age 45 years old. Overweight with body mass index > 23, as many as 156 people (28.1%), obesity stage I, 180 people (32%), and obesity stage II 49 people (8.8%). Dyslipidemia as much as 544 people (97.8%), glucose tolerance disorder counted 98 people (17.6%), diabetes melitus 38 people (6.8%) and hypertension of 64 people (11.5%), and hyperuricemia as many as 137 people ( 24.7%). High rates of metabolic disturbance were found in hotel workers working in the center of tourism.

Keywords: Metabolic Syndrome; Obesity; Diabetes Mellitus; Hypertension; Dyslipidemia

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