Type 2 diabetes rates have been rising in Canada and around the world and are due to excessive weight gain, obesity and physical inactivity. It is known as a disease where the pancreas does not produce enough insulin in the body, therefore resulting in glucose building in the blood whereas it should be used for energy. According to the World Health Organization, the number of people with diabetes in Canada will increase by 75% over the next 30 years from 2 million to 3.5 million patients. Moreover, diabetes is a rising concern as it leads to diseases such as heart, and kidney disease, stroke, infections and low levels of blood sugar. This paper explores the issues of diabetes and solutions to prevent it by increasing physical
Outcome Measurements Measuring outcomes is a vital element proceeding evidence-based intervention measures because it ensures that the intended purpose of the interventions has been met. To certain that a program is effective requires evaluation, which is supported by the strength and reliability of the proposed intervention. The goal of implementing the intervention: The Beat diabetes and new leaf for AA programs aimed at reducing the incidence rate of diabetes as indicators of positive outcomes that the preventive measures are effective (Ricci-Cabello, et. al., 2013). The principal evaluation measures for AA at risk for T2DM with the new leaf intervention program will be an improvement of hemoglobin (Hg) A.1c measure (below 6.5%),
Diabetes is three times more common than 20 years ago. Mortality, even with the increase in incidence and prevalence the mortality rates have remained reasonably unchanged. Diabetes is the 8th leading specific cause of death for both males and females accounting for 1,923 deaths or 2.7% of all deaths in males, and 1,887, or 2.8%of deaths in females. Diabetes is also a contributing cause of death in about 10% of all deaths for both males and females. The trends in death rates of diabetes as the underlying cause increased from 15.8 to 16.5 per 100,000 between 1980 and 2007.
According to the CDC, 7.9 million adults age 20 and up had pre-diabetes in 2011(Empower, 2011). Prediabetes means that a person’s blood glucose (sugar) level is higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes (CDC, 2015). Nearly 90 percent of adults who have prediabetes do not know they have it. Although having prediabetes can to lead to diabetes-related eye disease or kidney disease, there is a higher risk of developing vascular disease, such a heart attack and stroke. Eleven percent of people that are diagnosed with prediabetes proceeded to develop diabetes within three
The nursing intervention is the information and practices provided for helping the type 2 diabetics to learn about mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques to control the blood glucose, blood pressure and reducing body mass index, stress, depression and increasing mindfulness awareness. Intervening variables include age, gender, marital status, religion, education, occupation, family type, dietary pattern, habits of addiction, co-morbid illness, use of antihypertensive/ anti-diabetes medication, attainment of stress management techniques and awareness of mindfulness meditation. If the MBSR intervention is effective, the type 2 diabetic receive enhanced comfort and is achieved by practicing mindfulness-based stress reduction technique. It reduces the negative effects of stress; depression associated with diabetes and improved health related quality of life. Once the comfort is enhanced, the individual is likely to increase the health seeking behaviors by actively practicing mindfulness based stress reduction for better
Wellness coaching is growing rapid over the years to help improve the quality of life and breaking old habits. It is becoming an active strategy in many therapeutic fields to be used to help with prevention, health promotion, and encouraging individuals to make a change for the better (Clark, 2013). Wellness coaching is based off positive psychology to help motivate and help people to reach their goals in their health (Collins, 2009). Wellness coaching focuses on the individual’s well-being and overall health by giving the individual support, motivation, and goals to get to where the individual wants to be (Grodzki & Allen, 2005). Wellness coaches are trained to help individuals to work towards his her goals that are focused on wellness and physical health (Nelson & Shckley, 2013). The wellness coach is able to narrow their field by focusing on prevention or helping people with existing health concerns (Grodzki & Allen, 2005). With narrowing it down with prevention or existing health illness, a wellness coach can focus on another topic with step-by-step programs, weight loss, and
Hispanic women should particularly focus on knowing everything they can about what’s going on with diabetes especially within their ethnic group; there are several groups which can help to inform you with new and innovative ways. Diabetes can be very harmful but when you take the proper steps each day, you won’t even have to worry about
When a patient receives a new diagnosis of Diabetes it is important to assess the knowledge of the patient as well as the family. Performing this assessment will allow you to see what their needs are, but also how to proceed to the next step. I anticipate the first need of the family to be education, so I would provide a phone number to a diabetes educator. However, I would require the family to go to the appointment as a unit. I would also present the website information for the American Diabetes Association, diabetic support group, and provide information leaflets to the entire family.
They provided insight into the link between dance courses and peer support for improving diabetes outcomes such as weight, body fat, and blood pressure in African American women. They found that by two or more people working together who have the same disease, similar frustrations and anxieties in managing the disease, result in shared knowledge and experiences. The role of social support is effective among African American women to build shared goals in improving their health. Furthermore, gives each woman a way to uplift one another in program to achieve behavior changes to maintain their chronic conditions as
Interventions Healing interventions are available to those caregivers who are willing to recognize they are in need of emotional support and stress reduction to avoid burnout. According to Todaro-Franceschi (as cited in Capezuti, 2013) explain a Buddhist practice called mindful awareness, a type of meditation that teaches people to be cognizant of how one is thinking, feeling, and doing while caregiving. This type of meditation supports the caregiver to stay in the present moment while becoming more alert to potential signals of physical and mental stress. ART, an additional therapy, was created to reduce compassion fatigue and burnout. ART stands for acknowledging feelings, recognizing choices and choosing to take purposeful action, and turning outward toward self and other.
Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) is a lifestyle modification program that specifically targets individuals who are at risk for heart disease. According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (2014), TLC can help lower high blood cholesterol and may also help treat metabolic syndrome. Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes is a three part program that incorporates diet, physical activity and weight management in order to reduce cholesterol levels and help reduce the risk of heart disease and heart attack.
Everyone likes to stay fit and healthy, but not everyone is. Staying healthy is important to ensure a happy life without worries about the health as it helps the human steers clear of diseases. Additionally, at these times, high proportions of people are suffering from obesity, which is being overweight and unhealthy. To be healthy, it is necessary to know how to, so there are three main tips that people have to follow in order to stay healthy.
Tuken McMullen How to live a healthy lifestyle? Being healthy means more than eating a salad occasionally, or going on a short jog every so often. Being healthy requires a lot effort and time. Once you begin to put in that time or effort it 's going to pay off. To begin living a healthy lifestyle you need to change four things that you’re doing now.
Personal fitness team gets tough on Fat related foods Keeping fit is considered is one of the challenges people encounter in life. It bars them from leading their desired lifestyle. The personal fitness team aims at helping people understand numerous things about keeping fit and specifically about unhealthy related foods. There are numerous cases where people fail to shed off excessive weight despite the number of times they exercise.