Juvenile Diabetes

1364 WordsJul 10, 20186 Pages
Juvenile mellitus diabetes is a commonly a type 1 diabetes. This form of diabetes is a condition with a disordered metabolism. It is exhibited in high glucose levels due to lack of or insufficiency of insulin secretion in the pancreas organ. It happens in such a way that when a juvenile eats food it is broken down into glucose. The sugar has propensity of exceeding bloodstream into certain body cells using a hormone known as the insulin. This hormone is manufactured in the pancreas. Usually the pancreas has the capability of producing a correct or a specified amount of insulin but due to some factors the process can be altered. The pancreas produces the right amount of insulin to contain the quantity of sugar. Nevertheless if a person,…show more content…
The nursing process of the juvenile diabetes is a difficult one. Nursing management systems should be developed to be handling the increasing number of juvenile diabetes cases. The nursing process takes several aspects. It takes it consideration the pathophysiology of the diabetes and life and activities of the prognosis patients. Parents should be able to instill discipline on their diseased children on the need to follow religiously the dose and also discipline in testing. In contrast, treatment is considered a burden for many juveniles. There are major complications or problems associated with this chronic disease. They are linked with low blood sugar and also high blood sugar. For instance, low blood sugar is responsible for causing seizures and periods of unconsciousness. Such symptoms usually call for emergency treatment. On the other hand, high blood sugar levels lead to heightened fatigue which can damage important internal functional body organs. This condition has certain symptoms and conditions that are accrued to it. The most common of the symptom of Type 1 or juvenile condition is polyuria. This is the frequent urge to urinate. Another symptom is the polydipsia which is the tendency to want to take large amounts of water (Cox &Clarke, 1993). The patient often dehydrated. Polyphagia is another common classic sign or symptoms that face juvenile mellitus diabetes patients. This is accompanied with increased levels of
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