Diabetes : Type 2 Diabetes

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Running Head: TYPE 2 DIABETES 1 Type 2 Diabetes Adriana Ayala Bradshaw Mountain High School Running Head: TYPE 2 DIABETES 2 Abstract In the research done for Type 2 Diabetes the paper covers what the risk factors and causes, the diagnosing, the treatment, the outcome, the dangers and special concerns, and some of the special nursing considerations for someone with Type 2 Diabetes. All points are covered from research done by other articles and database from the Yavapai College. INRODUCTION More than three million cases in the United States. Type 2 Diabetes also called: adult onset diabetes or noninsulin— dependent diabetes. Is a metabolic disorder that is characterized by b hyperglycemia in the context of insulin resistance and relative…show more content…
Risk Factors and Causes Unfortunately, researchers don 't fully understand why some people develop type 2 diabetes. Some of the risks that can cause this chronic disease are. Weight, the more fatty tissue you have the more resistance your cells become to insulin, but you don 't have to be overweight in order to get type 2 diabetes. Fat distribution, when the body stores fat primarily in your abdomen. Inactivity, activity uses up glucose as energy and makes your cells more sensitive to insulin. The less active you are makes the cells less sensitive to the insulin. Family history, risk of type 2 diabetes increases. Race, blacks, Hispanic, American Indians and Asian Americans have a high risk of getting type 2 diabetes. Prediabetes, is a condition in which your blood sugar level is higher than normal but not high enough to be classified as diabetes. Left untreated ,pediabetes can lead to type 2 diabetes. Gestational diabetes occurs when pregnant, if you give birth to a baby weighing more than nine pounds you are at a great risk of type 2 diabetes. Another final risk that can lead to type 2 diabetes is polycystic ovary syndrome, common condition characterized by irregular menstrual periods, excessive hair growth and obesity can lead to type 2 diabetes as well. The cause for type 2 diabetes, body becomes resistant to insulin or the pancreas stops producing enough insulin for the body. Ways to prevent type 2 diabetes would be healthy

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