processes (Lutz & Przytulski, 2011). Health care providers have the responsibility to provide their patients with information that can be helpful in their daily lives but also provide information about nutrition that can prevent some diseases from occurring. Obesity is considered to be a major health crisis all over the world, it can lead to diseases such as: stroke, heart disease, hypertension, some cancers and many more (Coe, 2010). In 2010, research shows that 24.5% of adults in England were obese and
drugs. The symptoms that can be caused by respiratory acidosis are confusion, fatigue, lethargy, shortness of breath, and sleepiness. Metabolic acidosis develops when too much acid is produced in the body. It can also occur when the kidneys cannot remove enough acid from the body. There are several types of metabolic acidosis: Hyperchloremic, Lactic and diabetic. Things that could cause acidosis are: Dehydration, Aspirin poisoning and kidney disease. Diabetic acidosis (also called diabetic ketoacidosis
Introduction: The article published by American Journal of Nursing discussed about a case report and evidence in choosing among available drugs for the patient that has diabetes mellitus. In December 2012, it was reported that there are merely 26.9 % of people aged 65 and above living in the United States has been diagnosed with diabetes. Also, it is stated that there are about 13.7 % of American ages 45-64 and 2 million people ages 20 and older have the disease. There are two types of diabetes;
although the exact pathogenesis is still undetermined. Patients with diabetes usually require a lifestyle change, diet modification, medication management, or even surgery to control symptoms or disease progression. Currently, diabetes mellitus (DM) is classified into four types: type I, type II, gestational diabetes and other types. Of all DM, 9 out
control, which can happen to anyone, but it becomes more common with age. Symptoms of incontinence can range from mild leaking to uncontrollable wetting. If it is not managed on time, it can lead to embarrassment, stigmatization, and depression. Research the South University Online Library and the Internet to learn more about this topic. Based on your learning respond to the following: What are your thoughts about patients ' reluctance to talk about incontinence with their providers? I believe
backing the medicinal use of marijuana it is on the rise again of being legal. Legalization of marijuana should be granted just for the fact of its medicinal benefits. The medicinal purposes of medical marijuana are vast, from diseases like: glaucoma, cancer, HIV, multiple sclerosis, PTSD, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohn’s Disease, and Alzheimer’s disease to conditions
￼ Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Dr. Sqouras Christal Alfonso Burhan Sadiq In this research paper I will attempt to discuss the causes, symptoms and signs of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, as well as how it is diagnosed and treated. As someone who is suffering from this disease, I found my research to be very informative and educational, raising awareness for my own understanding, and it is my intention to ensure that this same awareness is translated in my research paper. What is Polycystic Ovarian
people’s insulin production is not enough, or because their body 's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or in some cases, both could be the case. Patients with high blood sugar will most likely experience polyuria (frequent urination), they will become increasingly thirsty (polydipsia) and hungry (polyphagia). (Diabetes: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments). Statistics shows that the American diabetes incidence is the highest in developed countries, accounting for 7.8% of the population.
proper management is early detection, patient education, and most importantly patient compliance. The patient will commonly present with multiple symptoms, the most common are the 3 P’s – polyuria, polydipsia, and polyphagia. However, subjective symptoms may include reports of fatigue, abdominal pain, nocturnal enuresis, weight loss, changes in
Bowel Cancer The bowels are the intestines, consisting of the small intestine (the section between the stomach and the appendix) and the large intestine (from the appendix to the anus). The large intestine is divided into the long colon and a short rectum, just before the anus. Two thirds of bowel cancers occur in the colon and one third in the rectum, with very few in the small intestine. Who is at risk of bowel cancer?