The Benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for People with Diabetes

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Atlas 2017 reported that the Diabetes epidemic in Indonesia is still showing an increasing trend.

Based on data report of Ministry of Health, Indonesia is the sixth ranked country in the world after China, India, the United States, Brazil and Mexico with the number of people with diabetes aged 20-79 years around 10.3 million people.

Diabetes is about daily lifestyle. In addition to genetic factors, irregular lifestyles, unhealthy eating habits and lazy to move to be a determining factor for the movement of diabetes mellitus or better known as diabetes.

Diabetes is a disease that is quite dangerous. That is why people with diabetes must be vigilant, because if not controlled properly can overcome dangerous problems such as eye damage, stroke, nerve damage and even kidney and heart damage.

One of the most common complaints that people with diabetes agree is that the wound is difficult to partly resolve. Diabetes, even the smallest wound must heal properly, otherwise it can become an ulcer in the leg. Sometimes in some cases, diabetics must be amputated.


One type of medical service that can be performed by people with diabetes is hyperbaric therapy.

According to Andrea Wijaya – Hyperbaric Doctor Kasih Ibu Hospital, HBOT (Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy) or known as Hyperbaric Therapy is an adjuvant therapy or companion to increase healing rates and tissue repair in advanced diabetes wounds through various processes:

  1. Inhibits growth and kills bacteria in infected diabetic wounds.
  2. Reducing and shortening the process of inflammation of diabetes wounds.
  3. Provide oxygen intake to the wound tissue to accelerate the growth of blood vessels and new tissue.

If you need Hyperbaric Therapy service, please consult your doctor:

Hyperbaric & Diving Medicine Centre Saba (0361) 300 3028

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