Diabetes case study Q1. Compare the incidents of diabetes within each region of the U.S. for the past year and identify which state has the highest burden of this disease. Although the increasing prevalence of diabetes has been long noted in the media, only recently have the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) begun to compile "state-specific data on diabetes. Southern states have the highest diabetes rate. Among the 10 states with the highest diabetes rates, only Arizona is not in the South.
The Human body needs glucose to perform many important body functions, however too much glucose within the system, provided by foods high in sugar content, can become problematic and even life-threatening. Diabetes mellitus, more specifically type II, is becoming more prominent among younger generations and this could be due to the increased consumption of higher glycemic index foods. To fully understand how the body responds and adjusts to glucose levels, a group of physiology students at Oklahoma
cross section study among type 2 diabetes patients with hypertension comorbidity at Jimma University specialized Hospital (JUSH) from April 4 to May 11,2016. The hospital is the only teaching and referral hospital in Southwestern part of Ethiopia. It provides specialized health services for approximately 15,000 inpatient, 160,000 outpatient attendants a year(29). The hospital ambulatory care clinic serves for 1700 type 2 diabetes and 2017 hypertensive patients. Patients with diabetes and hypertension
are not more effective than injections at helping people with type 1 diabetes control their blood sugar levels and people with type 2 diabetes can control their glucose level by following a healthy meal plan and losing excess weight and by taking medications. The medications will often change during the course of the disease for each person. Insulin also is usually used with type 2 diabetes to control glycaemia (National Diabetes statistics report, 2014). The people have sufficient training could
Of 236 patents, 115 patents were followed up intensively. The demographic, anthropometric details of the study population were presented in table 1. In both the groups’ majority of the participants were males with the diabetic duration of 12.2 and 11.5 years in group I and Group II, respectively. Majority of the patients were on mixed diet (non vegetarians). Presence of family history of diabetes (group I: 65.28 %; group II: 53.91%) family history of diabetic nephropathy (group I: 11.39 %; group II:
any ethnic difference in the prevalence of diabetes as well or is the difference only geographical? Which ethnic groups have an increased prevalence and why? Based on geography and ethnicity. Africa An estimated 14.2 (9.5-29.4‡) million adults aged 20-79 have diabetes in the Africa Region, representing a regional prevalence of 2.1-6.7%.The Africa Region has the highest proportion of undiagnosed diabetes; over two thirds (66.7%) of people with diabetes are unaware they have the disease. The
With an impact of over 300 million people worldwide, diabetes has become the fastest developing chronic disease (Bonner, et. al, 2016, p. 1). Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus type II has serious health implications such as chronic hyperglycemia, heart disease, stroke, retinopathy, neuropathy, and nephropathy (Bonner, et. al, 2016, p. 2). Whether you have Type I or Type II diabetes, you have an increased risk for developing an open wound or ulcer on your foot. Ulcers usually happen because a person
L. Peters, A. Tsapas, R. Wender, D.R. Matthews, Management of hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes, 2015: a patient-centered approach: update to a position statement of the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, Diabetes Care. 38(1) (2015) 140-149.  M. Grzybowska, J. Bober, and M. Olszewska, Metformin-mechanisms of action and use for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, Postepy. Hig. Med Dosw. 65 (2011) 277- 285.
HLTEN611B – Apply Principles of Diabetic Nursing Care Assessment 1 – Case Study James is 18 years of age and has just presented (with his parents) to his GP with a 2 week history of extreme fatigue, polyuria, polydipsia, and weight loss. His random BGL is 41mmol/l and his blood ketones show 3.2mmol/l. His GP has diagnosed Type 1 diabetes with DKA and has sent him to the emergency department to see an endocrinologist at your public hospital, St Health Skills. The endocrinologist has decided on
Nursing B05: Med/Surg Case study # 1, Scenario Y.L. makes an appointment to come to the clinic where you are employed. She has been complaining of chronic fatigue, increased thirst, constant hunger, and frequent urination. She denies any pin, burning, or low-back pain on urination. She tells you she has a vaginal yeast infection that she has treated numerous times with over-the-counter (OTC) medication. She admits to starting smoking since going back to work full time as a clerk in a loan company