Diabetes mellitus type two is a metabolic disorder that is categorized by hyperglycaemia in the context of insulin resistance and relation lack of insulin. It comprises of over ninety percent of people with diabetes around the world. The effect of such illnesses is excess body weight and physical inactivity. More than eighty percent of diabetes deaths occur in third world countries like the Tohono O’odham and the Pima Indians of southern Arizona, more than half of all adults in that population have diabetes and that is within every ten people, there are at least five people who have type two diabetes. Why did it happen? Nearly a century ago, type two diabetes were merely indefinite to those people. In fact, there is only one case of
Moreover, I held the health education for them and helped them learn to use the blood sugar monitor correctly. I also presented several examples to explain the seriousness of exacerbating diabetes. Patients will have many complications, such as diabetic retinopathy, diabetic cardiomyopathy, diabetic nephropathy and etc. Furthermore, I demonstrated how the blood sugar monitors work face to face. Make them understand that it is very useful and convenient for them to know well their blood sugar level, what is more, to control their health at any
Diabetes is a long-term disease that cause high blood sugar levels. I Have chosen this disease becuase my father has this disease so I am a little familiar with it. Below I will explain to you the two types of diabetes, healthful behaviors you can do to avoid diabetes and possible treatments for the disease.
The immense amount of work I do daily just to function is invisible to most. No one sees the struggle but diabetes Is relentless and demands me to be attentive to it every hour of every day. Diabetes is certainly debilitating, demanding, and draining; however, I have still found positives in my disease. Type 1 Diabetes has given me tremendous strength, motivation to live healthy, a better perspective on life, and purpose to my future. After living 10 years with diabetes, I have learned plenty about how my body does (and unfortunately doesn’t) work and how to keep myself as healthy as possible.
Diabetes instantaneously made that phrase my reality.. I like to call this story, the worst day of my life. My nerves were already on edge because I had to get my wisdom teeth pulled. When I came home from the surgery, I felt horrible. Getting out of bed was an ordeal; my body felt lousy. Even though I could eat all the ice cream I wanted, I just asked for more and more water. Considering I’m an ice cream addict, my mom found this very odd. She also noticed some symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes, one of them being increased thirst. The next time she came in to check on me, she had my sister’s blood sugar test kit. My heart started pounding. “What are you trying to do with that!!!”I kept asking. My mom tried to calm me down by saying she just wanted to see something, but that did not calm me down as I continued to keep pulling my hand away. She pricked my finger, and I knew in three seconds my life would change drastically. “Beep!” my heart stopped for a second as I watched my mother’s face go from anxious to distraught. My blood sugar was at 245. A non-Diabetic average should be 70-130. I burst into tears, panicking, not knowing if I had diabetes or if this could be another disease. “I don 't want to die. I don 't want anything wrong with me,” I kept screaming, while sobbing into my father’s arms. My dad kept reassuring me that I would be okay. I just wanted to sleep at this point, but little did I know I
Over time, diabetes can damage the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, and nerves. Adults with diabetes have increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. Combined with reduced blood flow, neuropathy (nerve damage) in the feet increases the chance of foot ulcers, infection and eventual need for limb amputation. Diabetic retinopathy is an important cause of blindness, and occurs as a result of long-term accumulated damage to the small blood vessels in the retina. 2.6% of global blindness can be attributed to diabetes, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
As mentioned above, diabetes can’t be cured but it can be managed, stabilized by proper
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%),
Prevalence, has risen from 1.3% of the Australian population diagnosed with diabetes in 1990 to 2.4% in 1995 to 4% in 07-08 the rise is mostly due to the increase in type 2, diabetes, but there has also been a rise in those suffering with type 1. In all age groups males suffer higher rates of diabetes than females, male’s rate 5% and females
Diabetes is a disease that occurs when a person’s pancreas stops producing insulin. Insulin is a hormone that helps the body use glucose. Insulin is responsible for delivering the glucose from the bloodstream into muscles, fat, liver, and most cells to produce fuel for the body. Type one Diabetes develops when the cells that create insulin, the pancreatic beta cells, are destroyed by the body’s immune system. 40,000 people are
Before getting into the takeaways from the book we need some definitions and to shed some perspective on how dire the diabetes problem is. So, what is diabetes? The short answer is it’s when your blood glucose or sugar is too high. How it works is when you eat food your body breaks it down into sugars that enter your bloodstream to be distributed throughout your body for energy, when this happens your pancreas releases a hormone called insulin to transport those sugars to the
For hundreds of years, Native Americans have had to face many hardships in their lives. These hardships include drug and alcohol abuse, poverty, and diseases. Due to these reasons, Native Americans have an average life expectancy of 73.7 years; 4.4 years shorter than the average white American (“Indian Health Services…”). Native American communities face huge challenges because of chronic health conditions such as type two diabetes, HIV/AIDS, and mental illness.
Did you know that one type of diabetes is much worse than the other? Type 1 diabetes causes your pancreas to stop making insulin, and insulin is needed to survive. Type 2 diabetes causes your body to become resistant to insulin. Diabetes is a serious disease that needs to be addressed by everyone.
The model type 2 diabetes is a non insulin dependent diabetes, it is also when the body cannot use insulin properly. Primary prevention goal is to prevent the disease before it starts. An approach to primary prevention of type 2 diabetes is through lifestyle changes that favorably influence insulin sensitivity like avoiding obesity, exercising and eating healthy. Secondary prevention goal is early detection followed by by prompt treatment. For this model secondary prevention is screening and prevention of other diabetic complications through treatment or avoiding of coexisting risk factors. Examples of coexisting risk factors are hypertension or smoking. Tertiary Prevention goal is the limitation of disability and rehabilitation. It is also