Constant hyperglycaemia and poor foot hygiene, lack of lifestyle modification, poor blood glucose monitoring, and lack of exercises may lead to uncontrolled diabetes. The diabetic neuropathy leads the patient’s feet to get injury and ulcer formation. The BMI indicates that the person’s weight the degrees
If you 're wondering what the symptoms of this disease is, then i will tell you. The symptoms of this disease is for people with diabetes, controlling blood sugar levels is important. Having a blood sugar level that 's too high and can make you feel very sick, and having high blood sugar levels a lot can be super unhealthy. If you have someone with diabetes type 1, you should read this because people with type 1 diabetes need to follow a treatment plan to manage their diabetes and stay healthy and active. There is no cure for diabetes but you can manage it, also there is medicines for diabetes that help the symptoms go down.
Evidence-base practice has become very essential and dominant concept in nursing profession due to its following components : research , clinical expertise and experience along with patients perspective and values. As a nurse who holds position as the Outpatient Diabetes Educator I am utilizing every day of my practice the evidence based data in order to improve patients outcomes in diabetes self-management. One of the most crucial aspects of my education program is for diabetic patients to be able to recognize hypoglycemia symptoms and to treat them properly and especially safely. The DCCT study showed that the most effective treatment of hypoglycemia ( blood glucose lower than 70 mg/dl ) is consumption of 15 grams of carbohydrates
Diabetes can affect the sympathetic innervation of the iris. People with diabetes may exhibit sluggish pupillary reflexes. The pupils may be more miotic and have a weaker reaction to topical mydriatics. Conjunctiva Microaneurysms in the bulbar conjunctiva are commoner in persons with diabetes. In addition, individuals with diabetes are at an increased risk of developing conjunctival bacterial infections.
In a person with diabetes, insulin produce by pancrease is not enough or body cells did not respond to insulin causing sugar concentration in the blood elevated. Overtime, it will lead to diabetes. Diabetes cannot be cured but can be treated. A research done by Dubai Wellbeing Centre proved that acupuncture in the best solution to treat diabetes.
The brain is one of the most important organs in the body; however, it is also as susceptible as other organs to experience the effects of diabetes. According to Biessels (2009), the brain needs oxygen and glucose to function properly and because of the imbalance and fluctuations in these levels, it is common for those with diabetes to experience cognitive impairments (Bissels,
Cognitive impairment is more common in persons with long-term history of diabetes. It can also cause stress and anxiety in vulnerable sufferers. This can occur upon first diagnosis or as the product of years of disease management ( Boyd , 2011).Also according to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes places a person at increased risk of depression. With all the possible complication, illness pose potential consequence for my client’s physical well-being and biological fulfillment as explained in the fourth
Diabetes affects approximately 408 million people worldwide, with an estimate of 90-95% of cases being Type 2 Diabetes. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 25% of cases go undiagnosed before it is too late, causing this disease to be a silent but deadly killer (WHO, 2016). Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. However, with the correct education and management, Type 2 can be self-controlled and potentially reversed (Watson, 2016). There are several types of Diabetes, but Type 2 has become an epidemic that can be greatly avoided if proper screening and education is provided to clients.
A prospective observational study was conducted at hospital in Bangalore for 9 months. Ethical committee clearance was obtained from the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of St. Martha’s Hospital, Bangalore. All in-patients diagnosed with type-2 DM, receiving oral-hypoglycemic agent(s), were enrolled in the study. Pediatric, pregnant and lactating, Patients with severe type 2 diabetes and, patients with type 1 diabetes were excluded from the study. 62 patients who satisfy the inclusion criteria were recruited during the study period.
To be honest, I did not know that the diabetes disease had different types and the seriousness of them. I remember that in middle school one of my classmates was diagnost with diabetes and several times during class the teacher had to give her an injection. This was a little scary to see my classmate almost passing out and the commotion of the teacher giving the shot. I remember being curious about the diabetes disease because. Just like Dan, I could not understand why my classmate being the same age as me and participated in all the same physical activities with no visual issues was diagnosed with diabetes.
In the present scenario, diabetes mellitus is a common and serious health problem that is a threat to people regardless of age with an increasing rates of incidence and mortality. The Philippines is one of the countries with most cases of diabetes mellitus, ranked in the world top 15 with 4 million of its population diagnosed with diabetes and addition of the unknown number of people unaware of their possible condition (IDF, 2015). Diabetes Mellitus can be classified into two categories: Type 1 is insulin-dependent mellitus (IDDM), when the body does not produce any insulin and it is the type of DM common to children and young adults. DM Type 1 accounts for 5-10% of diabetes cases. Type 2 is noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM), in which the body does not produce enough insulin or if there is, it is improperly used.