Type 2 Diabetes use to be thought of as a condition that occurs in adulthood because it was only seen in adults until recently; however, with the growing number of children suffering from obesity, Type 2 Diabetes is seen in children as young as five years old (Sahoo et al., 2015). The sudden peak of this disease occurring in children is so substantial because Type 2 Diabetes is a condition where the body has a hard time regulating blood sugar due to insulin resistance. This disease puts a toll on not only the child’s body, but their lifestyle, as well. For the body to create this resistance so early on in life presents evidence to show how serious physical inactivity and obesity is in children. Along with Type 2 Diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, and respiratory problems such as asthma
This survey shows that one in ten of the ATSI population has diabetes, and a further four precent were at high risk of developing the disease. This survey also showed that two in every tree had one high risk factor for cardiovascular disease such as high cholesterol. The survey also discovered that one in five had signs of chronic kidney disease. This is also discussed by Hoy et al. (2010) chronic diseases are common in remote Aboriginal communities, there are higher rates on hypertension, renal disease and diabetes.
"Today," he told a group of federal bureaucrats and policymakers, "we see a nation of young people seriously at risk of starting out obese and dooming themselves to the difficult task of overcoming a tough illness." In addition, William Dietz, the director of nutrition at the Centers for Disease Control, said last year, "This is an epidemic in the U.S. the likes of which we have not had
Although sugar is seen as the public’s number one enemy. Nancy Appleton a writer who wrote Suicide By Sugar, blames the government and certain food industries for creating advertisements promoting bad sugars. But also in charge of creating the child obesity epidemic in America, endangering young children’s health in the U.S. Since some foods have artificial sugars, sugar decreases the quality of life in the U.S. Stated by the Journal of the American Heart Association Internal Medicine, “People who consumed more than a quarter of their daily calories as sugar…twice as likely to die” (Health, Richards).
Consequently, some of the expense to the community regarding how obesity occurs causing medical complications of diabetes, heart attacks, and high blood pressure which produce expense on the economy. Preventing obesity educating individuals and families through the proper eating practices to prevent childhood and adult obesity. The study of sociology regarding obesity could use the theory of structural functionalism that analyzes obesity in the United States. However, millions of Americans remain obese and overweight which affect the whole body through fatty tissue that causes many conditions like high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, stroke and many types of cancer. Nevertheless, obesity in the United States leads to indirect costs of higher medical and psychological costs of around
(10 Flue Shot Pros & Cons to Help Decide If It 's For You) On a positive note, if in favor of becoming vaccinated, they are available at most pharmacies, grocery stores, walk in clinics and some employers are offering them. The best part, is they are sometimes
In 1993, the Chinese government launched the National Iodine Deficiency Disorders Elimination Program. China bears the heaviest burden of iodine deficiency in the world. In 1995, 20% of children aged 8 to 10 showed signs of goiter. Some 400 million people in China were estimated to be at risk of iodine deficiency disorders, constituting 40% of the global total. Today, the global importance of the health condition is a range including goiter (enlarged thyroid), stillbirths, stunted growth, thyroid deficiency, and mental defects.
A rising number of hospitals throughout the U.S. are applying a service model known as integrated health care (Kathol, Perez, Cohen 2010). The need for this is center around this area: Integration has made its approach into the health care settings gradually. This can assist in treating one’s medical and behavioral health needs within patient’s primary care provider’s office, recommending a proper evaluation as a whole person (Blout, 2003). Medical clinics have been used for a many years but its recognition is growing nationwide because of its effectiveness. Impact all parties involved, including but not limited to, patients, providers and insurance companies can be very effective.
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.
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Background of the study “Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have”- Winston Churchill A healthy citizen contributes to the development of a country. According to Indian constitution article 41, scheduled tribes are indications of primitive traits, distinctive culture, geographical isolation, shyness to contact with community at large and backwardness.1Health care system should take efforts to reduce the health problems among tribes and reduce their vulnerability to become a backward group. The statistics shows that tribal population even though a minor community contributes to an important portion of the population both in India and Kerala. According to 2011 census report there are 10, 42, 81,034 scheduled tribes in India and in Kerala there are 4, 84,839