A Short Note On Diabetes Mellitus Type II

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The disease I chose to write on research paper is Diabetes Mellitus Type II. Diabetes is one of the major chronic diseases caused by the insulin resistance that body generates within. It is a serious public health issue currently. There are different types of diabetes we encounter nowadays, but the three main types are Type I, Type II and gestational diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus,2005-2016). The type II diabetes is a non-controlled disease and it is the most common and also known as non-insulin dependent diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus,2005-2016). The impact on the human physiology is by insufficient production of sugar (insulin) in the bloodstream which then over the time damages to other organs. According to Public Health Agency of Canada,…show more content…
The common key facts are sedentary lifestyle, inactive, overweight. The simple things like gardening, walking, dancing, walking the stairs up and down or taking a dog on a walk. These are some very common but effective way to help lower the risk factor of diabetes. This risk factor applies to me as I am being little overweight and less active which may be a concern to the complications Uncontrollable Disease Risk Factors: The uncontrollable risk factors are age, race, ethnicity, and family history. The two identified uncontrolled risk factors are family history and race. The family history plays an important role in contributing the disease. It is a genetically that diabetes runs in my family and both my parents have it. Therefore, these non- modifiable risk factors apply to me too. My mother had diabetes when she was 45-years old and my dad was also diagnosed with diabetes at the same age. Therefore, it is possible that I can be a victim too. As said in my family my grandmother had a high blood glucose level and she had to take insulin injection every day, but on the other hand my grandfather never had it so it’s a vice versa. According to the Health Canada Agency, it is recommended that after the age of 40years, there should be a yearly checkup of it (PHAC,2016). In addition, studies show that it is most common seen in the children, were both parents are diagnosed with diabetes (Diabetes Complications,1995-2016). That being said I believe that I have to more
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