Coping With Diabetes Mellitus Type II

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Coping With Diabetes As a patient, coping with being newly diagnosed with diabetes mellitus, can be very stressful for the patient and family members involved in the patient plan of care. The patient will have to make drastic lifestyle changes in order to be in compliance with the recommended treatment by the members of the health care team. Being a patient, making the necessary lifestyle adjustment will assist with management of the newly diagnosed illness. This essay will discuss a family member who was recently diagnosed with diabetes mellitus type II and has to take insulin. The family member is trying to gain knowledge in order to have a clear understanding of this illness. A questionnaire has been created for the family member regarding being diagnosed with diabetes mellitus. The results from the questionnaire will be discussed and further analyzed. There will be a discussion on how the patient, family and friends are accepting and their impact on the patient being diagnosed with diabetes mellitus. Finally an analysis of the care plan developed for diabetes mellitus will be discussed. The purpose of this essay is to help facilitate the patient and family members involved in the patient plan of care with education and management of diabetes mellitus.
Identified Person Mrs T.R., a family member was just recently diagnosed with diabetes mellitus type II and she is required to take insulin. She is a thirty-five year old black female, married and has a four year
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