Emotionally the child with Down syndrome can be sometimes affected due to them looking differently from their peers or siblings. It can result in feelings of anger, frustration and sadness. Those who can help the child deal with this are their parents and friends. However, children with Down syndrome tend to smile 1 week or so later after the typical developing child. They tend to develop a strong attachment to people they are consistently surrounded by. It is important the child has a routine and arranged meal times which are essential in order for the child to become
Delayed development: All service users with down syndrome has some degree of learning difficulty and delayed development, however, this varies between each individual. Having down syndrome they may experience some health problems which may effect them in every day life. However yet again each individual is different some may have more health problems than others. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder which stands for ADHD is a common behavioural disorder.
It is an autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disease (metabolism disorder passed down through families) caused by a deficiency in one of the enzymes needed to break down the glycosaminoglycan heparan sulfate which is found in the extra-cellular matrix and on cell surface glycoproteins. It makes the body unable to properly break down the heparin sulfate sugar chain. The incompletely broken down heparan sulfate remains stored inside cells in the body and begins to build up, causing progressive damage. There are four types of sanflippo syndrome based on the defective gene that encode for the enzyme.
My interpretation of the main theme for each poem, short story, and piece of nonfiction in both sections is, “You will always encounter obstacles throughout life, but with the support from others you can overcome them”. Each piece of literature chosen from unit two supports my theme because characters from the writings had obstacles to face but not all accepted help from others. The authors of these pieces of works showed the outcomes of their characters and whether they made the right or wrong decision in the choices they made.
This research paper will discuss a specific disability called Angelman Syndrome. (AS) This Syndrome is a disorder, and can be diagnosed at an early age. AS don’t have a cure, but there are ways to treat this disorder. While reading this paper, you will become aware of the causes, characteristics, diagnoses, assessments and academics of Angelman Syndrome. By the end of the paper you will be able to understand how this disorder affects children and educators can assist a child with AS.
Over half of the stomach is removed, leaving a thin, banana-sized tube or "sleeve" that is held closed with surgical staples. The new sack is approximately 1/10th the size of the original stomach. Surgeons also remove the part of the stomach that produces an appetite-stimulating
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Discovered in 1989, Cystic Fibrosis is the most common, fatal genetic disease in the United States. Statistics show that 30,000 people in the US have been named with this disease. (Genome) Cystic Fibrosis is a disease caused when the CFTR (Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Regulator) is defective and the cells do not release the right amount of chloride. This causes for the body to produce thick, sticky mucus that clogs up the lungs, leads to infection, blocks the pancreas, which stops the digestive enzymes from reaching the intestine. Symptoms require; salty tasting skin, wheezing, shortness of breath, persistent coughing, poor growth or weight gain, frequent/bulky stool, and male infertility. 1000 new cases are diagnosed each year, 75% of those
With attention to diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, Crohn’s disease is one of the many common cases. Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disorder that both men and woman are equally susceptible too. This disease is often confused with other gastrointestinal disorders with similar symptoms. With this disease being a part of the GI tract, there are many signs that can lead up to Crohn’s. An individual with Crohn’s disease could have been obtained through genetics or the environment, which could lead to many other complications that can affect the entire digestive tract.
The surgeon will create a small pouch at the top of the stomach using surgical staples. Next, he will connect this smaller pouch directly to the middle of the small intestine (called the jejunum). This causes the food to bypass the lower part of the stomach and the first part of the small intestine (called the duodenum).
This article was about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. This is relevant to our course because in order to treat diseases like this we need to know how the body works in order to create treatment plans such as the ones in this article. I know of a few different people who suffer from inflammatory bowel disease. It really is not as uncommon as I thought. Reading this article kept me interested since I know people who have it. This made it easier to learn about because I would think about my family members and how they each have to deal with this disease. I wanted to learn more information so I could better understand what is going on with my family members who have Crohn’s disease. Since I was the only student who participated in the group discussion, I would have liked it better if I could have heard other students’ tell their personal relationship with someone who has inflammatory bowel disease. Also, I learn better if a student explains a complicated concept to me rather than a textbook or teacher. Sometimes if a classmate says something, then that helps me to
The five senses, sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell. All amazing on their own, but when all are working independently of each other properly people can function pretty well. However, when the slightest disruption interferes with how our senses work properly life can become pretty unbearable at times. Just to name a few issues such as the common cold, seasonal allergies, conjunctivitis, and ear infections can very easily cause the balanced system to go out of whack. Issues with the digestive system can make enjoyable things like eating and enjoying food more of an unenjoyable task. Ulcerative Colitis is a chronic disease of the large intestine that causes inflammation
Thank you, Maria, for this great and informative post. Cystic fibrosis is scary. As you mentioned before it is an autosomal recessive genetic disease and around 30,000 people have it in the United States. The physiopathology behind the process that produces the symptoms of the disease is amazing. Cystic fibrosis is one of those diseases that are still in the group of diseases without a cure, which means that physicians can only treat symptoms and fight the imbalances to make the patients a little more comfortable during the process of the disease. Nutrition is really important for those patients. Because these patients produce lots of mucus in the intestine, the mucus interfere with the appropriate absorption of vitamin, fats, and nutrients
Ileostomy surgery redirects part of the small intestine (ileum) to an external opening (stoma) in the abdomen. This means that waste is passed through the stoma, instead of passing through the rest of the intestines and the rectum (bowel). The stoma may have a valve and a tube (catheter) to pass waste, and there may be an external pouch (ostomy pouch) attached to the stoma to collect waste. This procedure may be necessary when the bowel is diseased or partially removed. It can be temporary or permanent, and there are several types of ileostomy surgery.