Running Head: DIABETES: EZSCAN
Evidence Based Practice Paper Diabetes EZSCAN
Diabetes is a very common chronic medial disorder and expected to be a big medical challenge of the twenty first century (Clark, 2004). It is a condition, in which the glucose level in the blood becomes so high that the body is unable to utilize it properly. This long-term condition results when the pancreas of the victim is either not able to produce enough insulin (sometimes even cannot produce any insulin) or the insulin produced cannot work properly. Diabetes is divided into two main types: Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1, also known as insulin dependent diabetes milletus (Masharani, 2008) cannot be prevent while Type 2 can be prevented but if the patient is at pre-diabetes stage.
The problem with this long-term condition is that usually it is diagnosed at a very late stage, due to which it becomes impossible to cure the patient. Fasting Plasma Glucose Test (FGT) and the Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) are the two common tests used for testing the diabetes and pre-diabetes. These tests are time consuming, tough for the subjects and neither easy to perform nor give accurate results; therefore many of the patients are not diagnosed at the early stage.
Looking at these problems, a new method "EZSCAN" for diagnosing diabetes is introduced by the experts. The article chosen for writing this paper" EZSCAN, a new non-invasive technology" is a study performed by Ramachandran, Moses,