Recommendation Report On Children With Diabetes

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This is a recommendation report on children with diabetes. Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases of any childhood. In today’s society there are children fighting this disease in their everyday life’s and as society, we do have control to decrease this disease with the right knowledge. Parents, school, communities and the health care systems must work together to provide information to direct them to what this disease is and why it’s occurring in more in children’s life in an everyday basis. “Diabetes is a problem with your body that causes blood glucose (sugar) levels to rise higher than normal.” – ADA Types of Diabetes Type 1 diabetes “Type 1 is the body does not produce insulin. The body breaks down the sugars and…show more content…
“Symptoms of diabetes:”-ADA diabetes Symptoms • Urinating often • Feeling hunger and thirsty all the time • Blurry Vision • Weight loss- even though you are eating more (type 1) • Tingle, pain, or numbness in the hands/feet (type 2) • Fruity or sweet oder on breath Diabetes in Youth Often, question would be asked by parents, school districts, and community: “How many children have diabetes?” and is their way to control it through a school system. Unfortunately, there is no way to track down the rate with children with diabetes. However, the “SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth is a multicenter study funded by CDC and NIH to examine diabetes (type 1 and type 2) among children and adolescents in the United States. SEARCH findings for the communities studied include the following.”- cdc.org Search findings for the communities studied include the following: • During 2008–2009, an estimated 18,436 people younger than 20 years in the United States were newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes annually, and 5,089 people younger than 20 years were newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes annually. • Compared with other groups, non-Hispanic white children and adolescents had the highest rate of new cases of type 1 diabetes. • While still uncommon, the rates of new cases of type 2 diabetes were greater among people aged 10–19 years than in younger children, with higher rates among U.S. minority populations than in non-Hispanic whites.”-
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